Mediterranean Pasta with Mackerel


- 1/2 lb of Pasta

- 2 Tins of Cole’s Mackerel in Olive Oil

- 1-2 Cloves of Garlic

- 1 Large Red Bell Pepper

- 1 Large Handfuls of Ripened Grape or Cherry Tomatoes

- Approx. 10 Green Olives, pitted

- Handful of Parsley

- Salt & Pepper to Taste

- Optional Toppings: Freshly Grated Parmigiano Reggiano, Crushed Red Chili Peppers, Freshly Squeezed Lemon


Heat a pot of water to a boil. Mince garlic. Chop bell pepper, tomatoes, olives, and parsley. Set aside. Once water has boiled, add spaghetti and cook according to package directions. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Add cans of mackerel, WITH the olive oil that comes in the can. Add garlic and sauté for a couple minutes. Next, add chopped bell peppers, tomatoes, and olives. Sauté for approx. 10 minutes until veggies are tender, adding salt and pepper for taste. Once pasta is done, remove from heat and drain. Add drained pasta to the pan of veggies and cook for about 1 minute. Remove pan from heat and stir in chopped parsley. Serve pasta and top with your choice of freshly grated Parmesan, a sprinkle of red chilli flakes, and/or a squeeze of lemon. Adjust salt/pepper as needed. Enjoy hot!

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