Spaghetti with mullet sauce
Recipe Type: Main course
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
A real treat for fish and pasta lovers
  • 2 mullets per person (just 1 if they're bigger than 10cm)
  • 400gr of tomato puree
  • 150ml of single cream
  • 2tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, pepper and chili pepper to taste
  • 400gr of spaghetti (or any other pasta you like)
  • parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic
  1. Bring 4lts of water to a boil, add 40gr of coarse salt and when it boils again add the spaghetti.
  2. While the spaghetti are cooking, pour the oil on to a non stick pan, add garlic crushed with a knife and the chili pepper. Let it sizzle for 20 secs then add the tomato puree. Add salt and pepper and stir. Let it cook for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add the mullets fillets and crushed them with a spatula, let them cook for 3 to 5 minutes, remove the garlic clove and add the cream (or milk), stir well to mix evenly and then turn the heat off.
  4. Drain the spaghetti a couple of minutes before the cooking time, and remember to take out a cup of cooking water. Add the pasta to the pan and stir well, pour some water and cook for a minute. Add the chopped parsley and serve.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at