Penne with peppers, anchovies and pine nuts


250g Jamie Oliver Tricolore Penne
1 tbsp olive oil (or oil from the pepper jar)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
4 anchovy fillets, chopped
2 Fragata Pimiento Red Peppers, drained and sliced
15g pine nuts, toasted
1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
Freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano to serve


1. Cook the penne in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a medium pan and add the garlic. Cook for 30 seconds until golden then add the anchovies and mash down into the oil. Add the sliced peppers and cook for several minutes until amalgamated. Stir in the pine nuts, oregano and seasoning.

2. Drain the pasta and toss with the pepper sauce. Serve in warm bowls with grated Parmigiano Reggiano and an extra drizzle of olive oil if you wish.

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,971kJ
Fat 25.4g
Saturated Fat 8g
Carbohydrate 92.2g
Sugars 5.4g
Protein 27.3g
Salt 2.2g
Fibre 5.8g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Aug 27 10:11:00 BST 2014.