Excellent summer dish to be enjoyed even cold. They are sardine rolls with orange flavor.

Sarde a beccafico

Ingredients for 5 people

  • 1 Kg Sardines
  • q.s. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 100 g Raisins (passolina)
  • 100 g Pine nuts
  • 1 spoon Sugar
  • q.s. Salt and pepper
  • 1 Bay leaves
  • q.b. Fresh parsley
  • q.s. Parsley
  • 1 Orange juice


Prepare the sardines, cleaning them from the bones and placing them open on a plate after washing them.
Brown the breadcrumbs in a pan with olive oil and then set a generous spoonful of it aside.

Now, in a bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with the juice of half an orange, the raisins, the pine nuts, the anchovy fillets, the chopped garlic, the sugar, the salt, the pepper, the parsley and a little 'olive oil.

Mix the dough well and stuff each sardine by rolling it up starting from the head towards the tail.
Arrange them on a baking tray, greased with oil, next to each other so that they do not open.
Insert a few bay leaves between them and pour a drizzle of olive oil over them. Sprinkle with the breadcrumbs you had set aside.
Bake for 10 minutes at 180°.
Enjoy your meal!

Nutritional tab

  • Calories kcal: 250

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