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Salsa spaghetti with sardines

Salsa spaghetti with sardines

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Storecupboard canned fish is a convenient source of omega-3 oils. Serve with wholewheat pasta, tomatoes, olives, onions and chilli

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal442
fat16g
saturates3g
carbs43g
sugars10g
fibre7g
protein31g
salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 100g wholewheat spaghetti
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 1 red onion , very finely chopped
  • 15g pitted black Kalamata olive , quartered
  • ½ tsp finely chopped red chilli
  • zest and juice ½ lemon , to taste
  • 4 tbsp shredded basil or 1 tsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 x 120g cans sardines in olive oil, drained, oil reserved (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the spaghetti following pack instructions. Meanwhile, mix the tomatoes with the onion, olives, chilli, lemon zest and basil or oregano. Heat the sardines either in the microwave or in a pan.

  • STEP 2

    Drain the pasta, return to the pan and toss well with the tomato mixture. Add the sardines in chunky pieces. Season with lemon juice, pepper, and a little oil from the can, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2014

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