Gain a taste of Italy with this tasty Sicilian sardine pasta. And you probably already have a bunch of the ingredients in your fridge and pantry!
SERVES 4 // COOK TIME 15 mins
300g linguine, cooked as per packet instructions
90 ml olive oil, plus extra to fry
300g cherry tomatoes, halved
Salt and black pepper
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 tsp capers
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 red chilli, seeded
3 × 120g tin sardines in olive oil
Parsley, to garnish
1. Drizzle the warm linguine with 2 tbsp oil. Toss, then set aside.
2. Heat a glug of oil in a pan over high heat. Add the tomatoes and a large pinch of salt and fry for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
3. Place the coriander, basil, ¼ cup oil, gherkins, lemon zest and juice, capers, mustard and chilli in a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Season.
4. To serve, lightly toss the pasta with the sauce, tomatoes and sardines. Garnish with parsley.
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