Sardine and Tomato Tagliatelle

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December 18, 2019

This is a fantastic cupboard go to during the week that’ll give you the taste of Italy. Apart from the taste, our favourite thing about this recipe is that it’s ready in under 20 mins.

  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Serves: 4


1Cook the tagliatelle in a large pan of boiling, salted water for about 10 mins, until tender.

2Meanwhile, fry the onion in the oil for 5 mins until soft. Add the garlic and fry for 30 seconds.

3Add the canned cherry tomatoes and chilli flakes. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 mins, now add the olives. Stir in half the basil leaves and stir through the sardines. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper.

4Strain the tagliatelle and mix with the sauce. Serve with the rest of the chopped basil and some grated parmesan if you wish. Enjoy!


400 g Canned Cherry Tomatoes

120 g Caned Sardines in Tomato Sauce

300 g Tagliatelle

1 Onion, finely chopped

2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped

75 g Black Olives

Pinch of Chilli Flakes

Handful of Basil

Grate Parmesan, to serve (optional)