Try this recipe for pasta with kale, anchovies and lemon then check out our asparagus and anchovy pasta and more quick pasta recipes, plus try our kale pasta sauce.


  • 175g conchiglie or other short pasta
  • olive oil
  • 6 anchovy fillets
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 100g kale, washed, chopped and tough stalks removed
  • 1 lemon, large pinch of zest
  • 2 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche


  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta following packet instructions.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile put 2 tsp oil in a frying pan and add the anchovies and garlic. Cook over a low heat until the anchovies have melted and the garlic softened. Add the kale and cook until tender. Stir in the cooked, drained pasta, lemon zest and crème fraîche and season.


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