Green beans in breadcrumbs with anchovies is a delicious and nutritious dish that is easy to prepare. The green beans are blanched until tender, then coated in a mixture of breadcrumbs and chopped anchovies before being fried until golden brown. The result is a crispy and savory side dish that is perfect for any meal.

In addition to being delicious, green beans in breadcrumbs with anchovies also offer several nutritional benefits. Green beans are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate, while anchovies are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and various vitamins and minerals. Breadcrumbs, although not as nutrient-dense, provide a good source of carbohydrates for energy.

Together, these ingredients create a flavourful and nutritious dish that can be enjoyed as a side or main course. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal or a tasty addition to your holiday menu, green beans in breadcrumbs with anchovies is a dish that is sure to impress.

5 from 2 votes
Preparazione 10 minuti
Cottura 15 minuti
Tempo totale 25 minuti
Porzioni 3


  • 350g. of green beans
  • 5 pieces of acciughe
  • 2 tablespoon of bread crumbs
  • q.b salt
  • 1 garlic
  • q.b olive oil


  • Wash the beans thoroughly. cut off the ends of the beans.
  • Place the beans in a pot of water and add salt. Cook for 15-20 minutes. When the beans are cooked, place them in cold water to preserve the bright color of the beans
  • Cut the beans into smaller pieces 3 cm long.
  • Take anchovies and cut into small pieces.
  • Pour a little oil in a pan, add finely chopped garlic and turn on light gas. Add chopped pieces of acciughi and breadcrumbs. Mix everything and turn off gas.

Where in the UK can you buy anchovies from Italy or Spain?

  1. The Fish Society – This online seafood retailer offers a wide selection of anchovies from Spain, Italy, and other countries, with delivery throughout the UK.
  2. Brindisa – Brindisa is a Spanish food retailer that offers anchovies from different regions of Spain, including Cantabria, Catalonia, and Andalusia, as well as Italian anchovies. They offer delivery throughout the UK.
  3. Nifeislife – This online Italian food store offers a range of anchovies from Italy, including salt-packed, marinated, and canned anchovies, with delivery throughout the UK.
  4. Mediterranean Direct – This online retailer specializes in Mediterranean food and offers a selection of anchovies from Spain and Italy, including salt-packed and canned varieties. They offer delivery throughout the UK.

It is recommended to check the delivery options, prices, and availability of the anchovies before making a purchase, as well as reading reviews and comparing prices from different stores.

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4 commenti

  1. i never made Green beans with anchovies before but it was really flavourful and everyone enjoyed it

  2. 5 stars
    Great tasty side dish! I love using anchovies in my cooking and it compliments the beans well. Love the crunchy texture from the bread crumbs too

  3. 5 stars
    I had never thought of combining green beans with anchovies but this is definitely worth trying!

  4. You give some compelling statements.

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