Season Brand lemon pasta with sardines in plate on cutting board.

Lemon Sardine Pasta

Marie Haycox - Season Brand
Tinned fish is all the rage -- if you haven't tried it lately might be time to think again! This sardine pasta is a great break from your standard pasta dish.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 16 ounces dried linguine pasta, cooked per package directions
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons chili flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 (4.25 ounce) tins Season Skinless and Boneless Sardines in Water, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, freshly blanched or frozen (defrosted)
  • 1 sliced Fresno or sweet baby pepper
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a sauté pan over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons minced shallots. Cook for 1 minute. Add 2 teaspoons chili flakes while stirring, and then add 1 minced garlic clove. Cook for another minute.
  • Add 16 ounces cooked pasta, tossing carefully.
  • Add 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 cup broccoli, and sliced peppers, tossing and cooking just long enough to heat.
  • Add sardines carefully to not break them up too much and cook long enough to heat.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste, lemon zest and juice.


    About the Author

    Season Brand Anniversary logo with girl on front.
    As America's leading brand in premium sardines, Season continues its 100-year legacy of commitment to sustainability, quality, and innovation. The 4+1 Value Pack embodies this ethos, marrying unparalleled nutrition, exceptional quality, and convenience to deliver a seafood experience that is both versatile and affordable for any meal of the day. The 4+1 Value Pack is designed to give consumers five times the chance to enjoy a product rich in Omega-3s, boasting 22 grams of protein per serving, and with 15 times less mercury compared to tuna.
    "Our dedication to sustainable wild-catching practices and traditional tinning methods has always been at the heart of Season's century-old legacy," said Season CEO Meriem Wadghiri.