Pasta With Anchovies, Walnuts, and Raisins

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 652 calories
    • Fat 28 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 12 mg
    • Sodium 502 mg
    • Protein 19 g
    • Carbohydrate 81 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 231 mg

Cook the pasta according to the package directions, reserving ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

Meanwhile, heat oven to 350° F. Spread the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast, tossing once, until golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool, then coarsely chop.

Combine the raisins and vinegar in a small bowl.

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4 pound spaghetti
  2. Check 1/2 cup walnuts
  3. Check 1/2 cup golden raisins
  4. Check 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  5. Check 1/4 cup olive oil
  6. Check 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  7. Check 4 cured anchovy fillets, chopped (about 2 tablespoons)
  8. Check 1/2 cup grated pecorino (about 2 ounces), plus more, shaved, for serving
  9. Check 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  10. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, reserving ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350° F. Spread the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast, tossing once, until golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool, then coarsely chop.
  3. Combine the raisins and vinegar in a small bowl.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and anchovies and cook, stirring and breaking up the anchovies, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the walnuts and toss to combine.
  5. Add the anchovy mixture, raisins mixture, pecorino, parsley, ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper, and ¼ cup of the cooking water to the pasta and toss to coat (add more cooking water as needed to moisten the pasta). Sprinkle with the shaved pecorino.