Pasta With Sardine Sauce (Pasta Con Sardine Siciliano)

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by mollypaul

This is an authentic Sicilian pasta dish from an online site in response to a recipe request.

Top Review by Shakthi

I made this twice already. The first time I followed the recipe as it is and it tasted great. Loved the addition of raisins. The second time, I added fresh tomatoes and some onions to it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut fish into 1" pieces.
  2. Saute garlic in olive oil over medium heat until golden.
  3. Add sardines and continue to saute and stir until almost a paste (approximately 7 minutes).
  4. Add tomato paste and 3 to 5 tomato paste cans of water to the fish and bring to boil.
  5. Add herbs (leaves only)and raisins.
  6. Reduce heat, add salt and pepper; simmer until thick.
  7. Place cold water into large pot and start to the boil.
  8. Boil pasta until al dente, drain and toss with sauce.
  9. Serve with grated cheese on the side.

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