The official name of this dish is Spaghetti Con Aglio E Olio. It’s such a simple dish and easy to make. This recipe will impress with flavor, but won’t make you a slave to the kitchen.
1/2 pound spaghetti
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped
chopped or crushed red hot peppers, just a dash, optional
Salt and Pepper
Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water for 8 – 9 minutes. Drain well.
Chop the garlic, combine the olive oil, garlic and red peppers into large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the garlic is fragrant, but not browned – approximately 3 – 4 minutes.
Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss briefly. Add the parsley and season generously with salt and pepper.