Fresh pasta with butter and anchovy sauce is an incredibly simple yet delicious recipe. It combines the sweetness of butter with the salty and strong taste of anchovies. 

Ingredients for 4/5 people

  • 500 gr Fresh Pasta
  • 100/ 150 gr anchovy fillets in olive oil
  • 100/ 150 gr butter
  • Half a cup of fresh cream
  • Oregano to taste
  • Lemon to taste

Try these pasta shapes:

You can also try 100% semolina pasta, whole-grain pasta or egg pasta.


Melt the butter and anchovies in a pan on a low flame until the anchovies have melted, add the fresh cream and let the sauce thicken.

Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water until it is ‘al dente’. Keep some pasta water. Add the drained pasta to the pan with the sauce and add a few ladles of pasta water, keep on mixing as it cooks. Serve with some oregano and a small amount of grated lemon rind. 

Your ‘pasta fresca’ with Butter and Anchovy sauce is ready.

Buon Appetito!!

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