Spaghetti Aglio Olio

Spaghetti Aglio Olio is a classic Italian pasta dish made with simple ingredients and packed with flavor. Our Spaghetti Aglio Olio recipe is a quick and easy option for busy weeknights or a light lunch. The pasta is tossed with garlic, olive oil, and red pepper flakes, creating a delicious and spicy sauce that's sure to satisfy. With just a few ingredients, you can enjoy the taste of Italy in your own home. This dish is perfect for those who love bold flavors and appreciate the beauty of simplicity in cooking. Whether you're a pasta lover or just looking for a quick and easy meal, this Spaghetti Aglio Olio is sure to be a hit!

How to make Spaghetti Aglio Olio


400g spaghetti

4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

Half a teaspoon of red pepper flakes

2 tablespoons of freshly chopped parsley
Salt to taste

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Recipe Directions

1. Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil on the gas stove. Add a generous amount of salt to the water.

2. Add the spaghetti to the boiling water and cook it according to the package instructions until it's al dente.

3. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat on the gas stove.

4. Add the sliced garlic and red pepper flakes to the skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes until the garlic is fragrant and lightly golden. Be careful not to burn the garlic.

5. Remove the skillet from the heat and set it aside.

6. When the spaghetti is cooked, reserve a cup of the pasta cooking water and drain the rest.

7. Add the drained spaghetti to the skillet with the garlic and oil and toss to combine. If the pasta seems too dry, add some of the reserved pasta water to the skillet to create a sauce.

8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

9. Garnish with chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese (if using).

10. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Spaghetti Aglio Olio!

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