Pasta ammuddiccata

Ingredients (serving 4):

  • 500 gr (17.63 oz) spaghetti or vermicelli pasta
  • 2 liters (67.62 fl oz) water
  • 2 glasses extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 anchovy fillets in olive oil
  • 3 garlic gloves finely chopped
  • 15 gr spicy chili pepper minced
  • 300 gr (10.58 oz)  toasted breadcrumbs
  • black pepper
  • parsley leaves freshly minced

Spaghetti 1  pentola per bollire acqua  extra virgin oil garlic acciughe con sfondo biango     spicy chili pepper minced  mollica di pane tostata   black pepperParsley

Bring water to a boil then season with salt; add pasta and cook, stirring occasionally following cooking time instructions.

bollire spaghetti

Meanwhile heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add garlic, then anchovies until they break down amd melt.

sciogliere alici  pasta mollica soffritto

In a separate large skillet heat a second glass of extra virgin olive oil add 200 gr toasted breadcrumbs, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper to taste and toss to combine.

tostare mollica  soffriggere breascrumbs

When pasta is al dente drain it, reserving 1 cup pasta water. Add pasta to skillet with oil and anchovies and cook for a couple of minutes, stirring occasionally until sauce coats pasta and adding the water reserved if necessary.

girare pasta mollica  aggiungere breadcrumbs a pasta aggiungere prezzemolo

Divide pasta among warmed bowls and garnish with reserved breadcrumb mixture and parsley and serve hot.

Buon appetito!