Linguine With Green Olive Sauce & Zesty Breadcrumbs

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"Adapted from Bon Appétit. Bursting with the big brash flavors of green olives, anchovies, and capers, this herbaceous pasta sauce isn't afraid to bite back. IMPORTANT***For the lemon zest make sure to grate ONLY the yellow. No white at all! It will make it bitter.*** It is suppose to be a delicate lemon touch. A hint of lemon."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (143.7 g)
  • Calories 424.2
  • Total Fat - 37.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 4.8 mg
  • Sodium - 276.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.4 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 12 g
  • Calcium - 254.7 mg
  • Iron - 4.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 43.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a medium skillet over medium and cook panko, stirring, until golden, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; transfer to paper towels to drain and toss with dill and lemon zest.

Step 2

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally, until al dente. Drain, reserving ½ cup pasta cooking liquid.

Step 3

Meanwhile, mash anchovies and garlic to a paste on a cutting board with the side of a chef’s knife. Combine with parsley, basil, and half of olives and capers in a large bowl. Chop remaining olives and capers and add to bowl, along with remaining ½ cup oil. Mix well; season sauce with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Add pasta and ¼ cup reserved pasta cooking liquid to sauce. Toss, adding Parmesan a bit at a time, along with more pasta cooking liquid as needed, until sauce coats pasta. Add lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Serve pasta topped with panko and more Parmesan.

Step 6

Do Ahead: Sauce can be made 1 day ahead. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing directly against surface, and chill.

Tips & Variations


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