RECIPE: Sardine tomato pasta with gremolata
GREMOLATA is a classic Italian condiment. SERVES: 1.
½ x 120g can sardines in oil
½ tbsp capers, drained
2 garlic cloves,
2 tomatoes, chopped
½ lemon, zested
Handful of parsley, chopped
1 Cook pasta following pack instructions in a large pan of boiling salted water. Heat 1 tbsp oil from can of sardines in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and sizzle capers and half the garlic for a couple of minutes until fragrant.
2 Tip in tomatoes and fry for four minutes until softened and bursting. Stir in sardines and rocket, tossing to break up fish and wilt leaves. 3 For gremolata, combine lemon zest, parsley and remaining garlic in a small bowl, and season. Drain pasta and top with sardine sauce and gremolata.