Spicy Anchovy Breadcrumbs

Spicy Anchovy Breadcrumbs Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
For a quick flavor booster to pasta, add Spicy Anchovy Breadcrumbs. Pulse a couple of ounces of a baguette in the food processor and stir in  anchovy fillets for a topping that makes plain pasta delicious.


Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 heaping tablespoon)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Sodium 55 mg


1 can anchovy fillets
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 ounces torn baguette
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Drain 1 teaspoon oil from a can of anchovy fillets. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add anchovy oil and olive oil to pan; swirl. Add 1 minced anchovy fillet to pan; cook for 1 minute. Add minced garlic clove, and cook for 30 seconds. Pulse torn baguette in a food processor for coarse crumbs. Stir in breadcrumbs and crushed red pepper, and cook for 3 minutes or until toasted, stirring occasionally.