Solo Spaghetti Dinner

Solo Spaghetti Dinner

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"I make this simple and delicious spaghetti dinner when I am home alone. It uses canned sardines and fresh tomatoes. It's great for a quiet night alone with a good book and a glass of red wine!"
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30 m servings 920 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 920 kcal
  • 46%
  • Fat:
  • 44.5 g
  • 68%
  • Carbs:
  • 87.6g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 43.7 g
  • 87%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 162 mg
  • 54%
  • Sodium:
  • 869 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti, and cook until al dente, or 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and rinse under cold water. Toss with a drizzle of olive oil, cover, and keep warm.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion, and cook until soft and transparent, about 5 minutes. Add the sardines; cook and stir 5 to 8 minutes until the sardines start to break apart. Mix in the tomatoes, and cook until mixture is heated through. Stir in the bread crumbs. Serve over spaghetti, and top with desired amount of grated Parmesan cheese.



I originally made this sauce according to the recipe, but after finishing the sauce, decided it needed more tomato and less sardine flavor. I ended up adding a can of fire roasted tomatoes and ...

I think 1/3 cup bread crumbs is too much. You only need enough to thicken the mixture to taste. I added a smashed clove of garlic to the cooked onions. Nice easy recipe -I'll definitely make ...

I used 1 drained can petite tomato, about 6 cherry tomato cut up, 1 TBS. Time Savor Gourmet Viva Italian spice, 1 TBS Time Savor Gourmet Garlic Gusto Spice. I liked it but the hubby doesn't...

This was nice. This is very similar to "Pasta con le sarde", and it is one of my family's favourite dishes. We liked it but I think we would have loved it if there were some garlic sautéed with ...

Nice taste but way too dry. Next time I'll skip the breadcrumbs entirely and maybe add a bit of Italian seasoning to compensate. I used ramen noodles instead of spaghetti. Per other suggestions,...

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