*Pasta Shells Marchigiana Style


- 1 lb. shells (pasta)
- 1 lb. sardines
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 bunch of basil
- 1 bunch parsley
- 1 clove garlic
- salt, pepper


Clean the sardines and cut into slices. Put the oil in a pan and saute the garlic. Add the sardines and crush them into the oil with a wooden spoon. Add the white wine and allow to evaporate. Add the finely chopped parsley and basil, salt, and pepper. Bring a large pot of salt water to a boil and cook the shells. Strain. Dilute the sauce with some of the boiling salt water if necessary. Add to the strained pasta. Serves four.

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