Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Easy Italian
Save Recipe Print
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and reserve about 1 cup of the pasta water.

In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the extra-virgin oil over medium heat. Add the anchovy paste, red pepper flakes and garlic. Cook until aromatic, 2 minutes. Add the spinach and 3/4 teaspoon salt, and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the breadcrumbs and cook until lightly toasted, 2 to 3 minutes.

In a large serving bowl, toss together the breadcrumb mixture, cooked pasta and half of the cheese. Add in the reserved pasta water, if needed, to loosen the pasta. Drizzle with the remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil and sprinkle with the remaining cheese, and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Mac-O-Lantern and Cheese Bowls 00:56

Scare up a delicious dinner with these mac and cheese-stuffed bell peppers.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cauliflower Soup with Anchovy Breadcrumb Topping

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Garlic Cheese Bread Sticks

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Sweet, Spicy and Salty Candied Nut Mix

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Salmon with Sweet and Spicy Rub

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Roasted Tenderloin and Cherry Tomatoes with Spicy Crab Salad

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Kale with Garlic, Anchovies and Ale

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Swiss Chard with Garlic and Anchovies

Recipe courtesy of Clarissa Dickson Wright|Jennifer Paterson

Fried Calamari with Spicy Anchovy Mayonnaise

Recipe courtesy of Union Square Cafe

Fried Calamari with Spicy Anchovy Mayonnaise

Recipe courtesy of Michael Romano

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.