What to do with leftover anchovies

Anchovies may be small, but their flavour is large. Use the leftovers of a tin of the salty yet oily fish in dishes such as pasta and salads.


What to do with leftover anchovies

Recipes using anchovies

How to use up leftover anchovies

  • Pasta sauce. Whizz 2 anchovy fillets, fresh parsley, garlic, lemon juice and zest, and a good grating of parmesan in a food processor, then stir through cooked pasta.
  • Crostini. Rub freshly toasted sourdough bread with a garlic clove a couple of times, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, then rub a halved tomato into the bread, grating the flesh across the toast. Top with anchovies and cracked black pepper.
  • Anchovy hollandaise. Add depth to hollandaise sauce by adding finely chopped anchovies at the end of cooking. Serve with steak and chips.

Sponsored content

Subscribe to our magazine

Subscribe to delicious. magazine for HALF PRICE


Join our newsletter

Packed with menu ideas, recipes, latest competitions and more...

We treat your data with care. See our privacy policy. By signing up, you are agreeing to delicious.’ terms and conditions. Unsubscribe at any time.