Bagnet Verde Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by quotFoodThe Way To

This is garlicky and served over pasta such as rigatoni! A nice change from red (marinara) sauce.

Top Review by mianbao

This is definitely not the same old boring pasta. While not at all a diet food, the combination of strong flavors is wonderful. It is also easy to make. I made half of the recipe, and the small can of anchovies I had was perfect for this amount. There is quite a lot of olive oil in this, and I suppose it would be possible to cut down without losing the flavor. Or you could dip your bread in the olive oil on your plate. I am so glad I tried this. Thank you for posting the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rigatoni according to package instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, combine remaining ingredients (except Parmesan cheese) in a blender or food processor and process to form a paste.
  3. Pour paste into a large skillet and cook 4-5 minutes.
  4. When pasta is done, reserve 1/2 cup cooking water and add to skillet.
  5. Drain pasta and add to skillet.
  6. Add cheese, stirring well until liquid has almost evaporated.
  7. Remove from heat and serve hot.

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