Pasta with Olive Oil, Anchovies and Fennel

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

from Aglaia Kremezi

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the sliced fennel bulb and the bucatini and cook until the pasta is al dente, approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place the 2 tblsps olive oil in a large skillet.
  4. Add the chopped fennel bulb and saute over medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic, half the wild fennel, the chopped anchovies and the red pepper flakes.
  6. Cook, stirring, for 6-8 minutes, or until the greens are tender.
  7. Drain the pasta, reserving a little of the cooking liquid.
  8. Chop the boiled fennel and add it to the sauce along with ¼ cup of the cooking liquid and the drained pasta.
  9. Drizzle with the Olive Oil with Anchovies and Chili Peppers.
  10. Add the remaining chopped fennel and toss well.
  11. Taste, adjust the seasonings to your liking, and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

We enjoyed this recipe very much but we added a few things like ca. 100g of ham pieces, a cup of stock and 325g of "latina" Tomato, Pinenut & Parmesan fresh pasta sauce.

Hannelu April 24, 2005

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