Bigoli in Salsa Pasta with Anchovies and Onions Recipe


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 tellicherry peppercorns


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.

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.