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Sarde ripiene alla genovese

Sarde ripiene

A tasty dish, scented by the intense flavor son of the Genoese culinary tradition. The simplicity of the ingredients, the care and preparation make this dish a real masterpiece of Mediterranean cuisine. 
The sardines, blue fish with a strong taste, are cleaned and opened like a book, then stuffed with a crumb of bread soaked in milk, cheese, parsley, garlic and eggs.
The Genoese filled sardines are an excellent excuse to discover the beauty of Liguria and the city of Genoa.
Do not miss the opportunity to try this unique and delicious dish, which will captivate you with its flavor and will make you fall in love with the Ligurian gastronomic culture.


Remove the head, the entrails and the central bone to the sardines and put a few minutes on a cutting board inclined to pour. Prepare the filling with eggs, bread crumbs kept in milk for a few minutes and well squeezed, cheese, oregano or marjoram, parsley and garlic clove. Salt and mix everything with a little oil.
Grease a pan and arrange the sardines gently on the bottom, covering them with the filling evenly. Sprinkle with a drizzle of oil, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and put in preheated form to 180° for about twenty minutes.


  • one kilo of sardines
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 grams grated parmesan cheese
  • one teaspoon of oregano or marjoram
  • a clove of garlic
  • two tablespoons chopped parsley
  • crumb of a sandwich wet in milk
  • half a glass of extra virgin olive oil
  • breadcrumbs
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste

*in bold type allergen ingredients


Typical product:

Acciughe e sarde