Spaghetti With Watercress And Anchovy Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti with watercress and anchovy sauce is a delicious and flavorful pasta dish. The sauce is made by saut茅ing garlic and anchovies in olive oil until the anchovies melt into a rich and savory paste. Watercress is then added and cooked until wilted, adding a fresh and peppery flavor to the sauce. The cooked spaghetti is tossed in the sauce, allowing the flavors to coat each strand of pasta. This dish is a perfect combination of salty, savory, and slightly bitter flavors, making it a satisfying and unique pasta option.

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Ingredients for Spaghetti With Watercress And Anchovy Sauce Recipe

  • 2 ounce Spaghetti
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Anchovy Fillets, Mashed
  • 1/2 cup Watercress, Roughly Chopped
  • As required Salt, To Taste
  • as needed Grated Parmesan Cheese, For Garnish

Directions: Spaghetti With Watercress And Anchovy Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the spaghetti according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and anchovies, and cook until the anchovies melt into a paste.
  • STEP 3.Add the watercress to the skillet and cook until wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Drain the cooked spaghetti and add it to the skillet with the watercress and anchovy sauce. Toss well to coat the pasta with the sauce.
  • STEP 5.Serve the spaghetti with watercress and anchovy sauce hot, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • Be careful with the amount of salt you add to the dish, as the anchovies are already salty.
  • If you prefer a smoother sauce, you can blend the anchovies and garlic together before adding them to the skillet.
  • Feel free to add some red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the spaghetti in a skillet with a splash of water or olive oil to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the reheated spaghetti with watercress and anchovy sauce with a sprinkle of fresh Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition
value
226
calories per serving
20 g Fat6 g Protein6 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    148mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    56mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    13mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    115mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp