Pasta tubes stuffed with sardines and served with yoghurt sauce

Macaroni, spaghetti, fusilli, farfalle… We normally eat this type of pasta in salads or with various sauces. But the world of pasta has much more to offer, as Dolores proves with today’s recipe: paccheri stuffed with sardines and vegetables with yoghurt sauce.

Paccheri are cylinders of pasta which look like giant macaroni, and they are ideal to hold fillings. And if we combine a delicious filling with beautiful presentation, as Dolores has prepared for us, we have a sure fire hit on our hands!


  • Fresh vegetables:
    • Cucumber
    • Green pepper
    • Red pepper
    • Spring onion
  • A pack of canned sardines
  • 1 apple
  • Paccheri pasta
  • For the sauce:
    • One yoghurt
    • A tablespoon of mayonnaise
    • A teaspoon of spice.


  1. Cook the pasta to al dente.
  2. Finely dice the vegetables and put them into a bowl.
  3. Remove the bones from the sardines and chop the fish into small pieces. Add the sardines to the bowl and mix together.
  4. Chop the apple into cubes which are the same thickness as the pasta.
  5. Place a piece of apple inside each “giant macaroni” (this will help us to stand them upright).
  6. Fill the pasta with the vegetable and sardine mixture.
  7. And now for the yoghurt sauce: Mix one yoghurt, a tablespoon of mayonnaise and your favourite spice together in a bowl.
  8. Place the pasta tubes on a dish, serving them with the yoghurt sauce and part of the ingredients used for the filling.


Spectacular. Thank you Dolores!

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