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Gemelli with Anchovies, Tomatoes and Mascarpone

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Introduction

Quick, simple and – much as I hate the word – tasty. I know no self-respecting Italian would let tomato seeds sully a sauce, but I do so very happily, and it’s the gloop inside the halved cherry tomatoes that adds cohesion to the spicy, tangy creaminess.

Quick, simple and – much as I hate the word – tasty. I know no self-respecting Italian would let tomato seeds sully a sauce, but I do so very happily, and it’s the gloop inside the halved cherry tomatoes that adds cohesion to the spicy, tangy creaminess.

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What 14 Others have said

  • SO simple, SO tasty

    Posted by AnnBritt on 22nd August 2019
  • I agree with other comments - a fab very easy dish, the sauce is superb, a brilliant easy supper dish.

    Posted by jensmith on 17th August 2019
  • Wonderful flavor. I substituted Greek yoghurt for the marscapone and it was excellent. Just added the grated cheese to the yoghurt and mixed it in at the end.

    Posted by louisvillechef on 17th August 2019
  • Absolutely delicious AND so easy to make. Made this from what was in my cupboards & fridge (substituted marscapone with cream cheese). Certainly adding this to my favourites list to make again.

    Posted by Lilybird on 16th August 2019
  • This is amazing! Anyone who looks at it and thinks "eww anchovies" should just try it - they melt and disappear into the recipe entirely, just becoming a mouthwatering piquant glaze that coats every single iota of the pasta. It's unbelievably delicious!

    Posted by Eadred on 24th January 2019
  • An absolute taste sensation - this may well be my new favourite thing to eat, and so quick and easy! Thank you!

    Posted by Breezy63 on 19th October 2018
  • I made this tonight to help ease me through a head cold. The flavor was amazing and the kick of heat from the chili was just what I needed. The vitamins from the tomatoes won't hurt either. Thanks, Nigella, for another wonderful series and recipe.

    Posted by Tallenarts on 17th October 2018
  • Quick easy and most important "DELICIOUS" This one goes on the favourite list

    Posted by ColinH on 12th October 2018
  • This is so good. We make it lots !!

    Posted by Pinecones on 28th September 2018
  • Utterly scrumptious. We got spoons out to finish the sauce off in the bowls, after we'd eaten all the pasta

    Posted by Mayso on 21st July 2018
  • Love this! Followed the recipe to the “T”. I will make this over and over again. Delicious!!

    Posted by Marg501 on 29th May 2018
  • Superb supper and so quick and easy. This is definitely a restaurant status dish.

    Posted by PaulBenf on 12th December 2017
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