Spaghetti Aioli With Anchovies & Garlic (Spaghetti Aglio E O

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by BlondieItaliana

Hearty & Rustic Italian Pasta Dish... Always reminds me of Christmas Eve as growing up we did the traditional Italian "Feast of the Seven Fishes" NO MEAT Family Holiday Dinner. This was always a staple at that meal at my Grandparents House. This is also a quick recipe for a Friday during Lent. It goes great served with a Ceasar Salad & Garlic Bread!

Top Review by Yvonne C.

Made this dish according to the recipe and loved it! Then I got creative and added shrimp - WOW. Thanks, blondie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water for pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, saute' garlic, oil, & garlic powder in saucepan over low-medium heat (must not burn the garlic or it is ruined as the taste goes bad & you have to start from scratch).
  3. Set aside 4-5 anchovies and cut them into small pieces, reserve those for last step.
  4. Take remaining anchovies in can & add them to garlic & oil saute' and break them into pieces as you stir them into pan. Stir frequently. Add dash of salt to taste.
  5. Cook pasta as directed. Drain. Put into large pasta bowl. Add oil/garlic/anchovy mix as well as reserved anchovy pieces. Toss together & serve immediately.

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