Tuyo Flakes Pasta (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio in Tuyo Flakes) Recipe

I was curious when a friend of mine was selling her Tuyo Flakes in Olive oil over facebook. I bought a jar since it’s not that expensive. 180 pesos a jar? Not bad right?

Bottled tuyo fillet

I’ve been fond of experimenting on pasta in garlic and olive oil for months now but this time with tomatoes and Tuyo Flakes (salted dried herring).

Tuyo Fillet

Well, it went well so far. Since tuyo is already salty, I didn’t add any salt to this recipe, just pepper to taste. It is very easy to adjust the saltiness of this recipe just by adding grated Parmesan or cheddar cheese.

Aglio e Olio con tuyo

Now here’s the recipe

Tuyo Flakes Pasta (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio in Tuyo Flakes) Recipe

  • 200g of cooked spaghetti drained
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 10 pcs chopped tuyo fillet in olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of sliced black olives
  • grated cheese to taste

Procedure of Tuyo Flakes Pasta (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio in Tuyo Flakes) Recipe

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil and saute garlic, and chopped tomatoes. Add chopped tuyo
  2. Cook your pasta according to package, drained and set aside. Don’t wash it off on running water, by the way. Just let it sit in the colander until sauce is ready.
  3. In a skillet heat olive oil in a pan and sauté the garlic until slightly golden, add diced tomatoes then add the shredded tuyo fillets
  4. When the tuyo fillets have already melded in the sauce, add the sliced black olives.
  5. turn to heat lowest and add pasta (straight from the cooking pot) to your tuyo sauce and mix well.
  6. You may adjust the saltiness of the recipe by adding grated cheddar cheese or Parmesan.

This recipe serves two.

Note: You can use spicy tuyo flakes if you prefer spicy, and If you can’t find bottled tuyo flakes in olive oil, you can reach my supplier , Celin Booc at this number +639279795151  and send a message via text to order.

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