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.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2013


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 heaping tablespoon)


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Nutrition Facts

37 calories; fat 1.9g; saturated fat 0.3g; sodium 55mg.