Bigoli in Salsa Pasta with Anchovies and Onions Recipe

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Bigoli in Salsa Recipe - onions and anchovies

Bigoli in Salsa Recipe

Pasta with Anchovies and Onion

This classic recipe is simple, fast and easy. Capers, tuna are often added as well.


250 grams (1/2 pound) of a straight shape pasta like spaghetti or Bigoli Nobili

Olive oil

1 onion - finely dice

100 grams (3.5 ounces) of anchovies chopped

50ml (1/4 cup) of white wine

parsley to finish

freshly ground telicherry peppercorns

frying pan large enough to hold the pasta, and a pot to boil the pasta in


#1: Fill the pasta pot with enough water for a 1/2 pound of spaghetti and boil. Add the pasta and cook to al dente.

#2: In your fry pan heat a little olive oil until warm and has a nice shimmer.

#3: Add the onions and cook until soft and translucent

#4: Add the wine and a little splash of pasta water and reduce by 75% to the pan

#5: Add the anchovies, smoosh and stir until gone.

#6: Remove the spaghetti with tongs to the frying pan when al dente. Toss to coat and serve with pepper and parsley.