Spaghetti with Tomato, Lurpak Butter and Anchovy Sauce

40 min 6 servings
  • 50g Lurpak® Unsalted Butter, cut into small pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2 anchovy fillets in oil
  • 2 x 400ml canned cherry tomatoes
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • 500g tagliatelle
  • Small bunch of basil
  • Fresh Parmesan to serve
Spaghetti with Tomato, Lurpak Butter and Anchovy Sauce


In a large frying pan, add the half the Lurpak® Unsalted Butter, garlic and anchovies and cook over a low heat for 3 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, chilli flakes and lemon zest and season with salt and black pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil.  Add the tagliatelle and cook according to packet instructions.  Drain and reserve a ladle of the spaghetti water. 

Add the drained tagliatelle to the tomato sauce with a little of the spaghetti water and the remaining Lurpak® Unsalted Butter. Cook for one minute stirring constantly, until the pasta is coated with the sauce.

Stir through the basil and serve with Parmesan cheese.