Macaroni Nicoise Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Anchovy fillets3
 Tomatoes3⁄4 Pound
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Rigatoni pasta3⁄4 Pound
 Salt To Taste
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped fresh basil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1964 Calories from Fat 636

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.9%

Saturated Fat 39.8 g198.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 185.4 mg

Sodium 2064.4 mg86%

Total Carbohydrates 270 g90%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.7%

Sugars 21.6 g

Protein 73 g145.3%

Vitamin A 106.1% Vitamin C 79.1%

Calcium 80.7% Iron 44.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Chop the anchovies.
2) Blanch, peel and cut tomatoes into thin slices.
3) Cook the rigatoni in a large saucepan of boiling salted water till just tender.
4) When cooked, drain in colander.
5) Peel and crush the garlic.

6) In a serving bolw, place with the anchovies garlic.
7) In a saucepan, melt butter and when frothy, add rigatoni and toss well.
8) Add to the tomatoes and garlic, toss, sprinkle with Parmesan and basil.

9) Serve the Macaroni nigoise immediately with crusty bread.