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Simple Spaghetti Aglio e Olio


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 15 mins (5m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

easy to cook

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until the garlic is fragrant and just starting to turn golden.
  3. 3.Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss to coat it with the garlic-infused oil.
  4. 4.Season with salt to taste.
  5. 5.Serve the spaghetti aglio e olio with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley on top.
  6. 6.Enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can add some sautéed shrimp or grilled chicken to the dish.
  • chevron_rightIf you like it spicy, feel free to add more red pepper flakes.
  • chevron_rightFreshly grated Parmesan cheese makes a big difference in the taste, so try to use it if you can.
  • chevron_rightDon't forget to save some pasta cooking water in case you need to loosen the sauce.