Cornish sardines with salsa verde

  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cooking: 30 minutes
  • Total: 40 minutes

Roasted in the oven on a bed of new potatoes, these delicious fish sardines make the perfect lunch or supper.


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas 6. Put the potatoes and 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large roasting tin. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, mix together the pesto, herbs, mustard and vinegar.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add the sardines and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Serve with the potatoes, tomatoes and salsa verde.
Cook’s tip:
Ask our colleagues at the fish counter to gut the fish, but leave them whole.