Spaghetti with Squash Cream and Anchovies

Ingredients for 2 people
Total preparation time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy


  • Squash, 4;
  • Delicius anchovies in olive oil, 4 fillets;
  • Stale bread;
  • Garlic, 2 cloves;
  • Olive oil;
  • Fresh red pepper, 1;
  • Spaghetti, 200 g;
  • Mint.


  • Cut the stale bread into slices, then reduce it into coarse crumbs.
  • In a frying pan, pour plenty of extra virgin olive oil, add the garlic clove and the fresh chilli pepper.
  • Add the stale bread crumbs and toss until golden brown.
  • Cut the squash in slices.
  • Add them in a pan and sauté with oil, garlic, chilli, fresh mint and a pinch of salt.
  • Cook for about ten minutes, adding a ladle of hot water when necessary.
  • When the squash is soft, add the anchovies and finally blend in a blender until smooth.
  • Cook the spaghetti in plenty of salted water.
  • Drain “al dente” directly in the pan with the zucchini sauce and stir well.
  • Serve neatly and garnish with the golden bread crumbs, a final whole anchovy fillet and a drizzle of oil.