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Filipino-Style Linguine With Sardines

Updated on August 4, 2017
5 stars from 2 ratings of Filipino-Style Linguine With Sardines

Linguine is a type of pasta that is slightly wider than spaghetti but thinner than fetuccine.

Also called trenette or bavette, it means "little tongues" in Italian.

It came from the Italian region of Liguria where the pasta is best used in their Linguine with clams (Linguine alle vongole) and Trenette al pesto recipes.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsps garlic
  • 1/4 cups shallots, sliced
  • 2 tbsps parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (optional) sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 bottles sardines, in tomato sauce, chopped, saved sauce
  • salt and pepper according to taste
  • 1 leaf pechay, julienne
  • 300 g pasta, cooked al dente
  • garlic and shallots, fried
  • lat leaf parsley of wansuy

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil.
  2. Sautee garlic, shallots and sun dried tomatoes
  3. Add parsley.
  4. Add the sardines with the sauce.
  5. Add the pasta and pechay then toss and season.
  6. If the mixture is too dry, add a small amount of pasta water just enough to add moisture to the noodles.
  7. Garnish with fried garlic, shallots, parsely or wansuy.

Health benefits of sardines

  • Canned sardines help maintain healthy nerves and promotes normal brain function as it contains vitamin B especially niacin and vitamin B12, B vitamins that are good for the brain and the nervous system.
  • It helps promotes healthy heart due to its rich omega-3 fatty acids content.
  • It contains significant amounts of potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron and selenium
  • Sardines is also a rich source of proteins which helps build muscles and repairs damaged cells and tissues of the body, and vitamin D which is important in keeping our bones strong by helping in the absorption of calcium in the body.

© 2013 Zee Mercado


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    Zee Mercado 4 years ago

    You're welcome, peachpurple. I'm glad you liked my pasta recipe. Aside from tuna, chicken or sardines, you can also use Spanish sardines with linguine, or spaghetti.

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    peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

    awesome pasta especially with the sardines that is healthy. I usually have pasta with tuna or chicken. Maybe i should add a twist to it this time. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Hope that\ my kids will love this pasta. Voted useful