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Spaghetti Aglio & Olio

The quickest, most delicious pasta dish using only a handful of ingredients.

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Spaghetti Aglio & Olio | DonalSkehan.com, The quickest, most delicious pasta dish using only a handful of ingredients.

main-meals

Spaghetti Aglio & Olio

The quickest, most delicious pasta dish using only a handful of ingredients.

Friday, January 13, 2017

400g best quality dried spaghetti

5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

6-8 garlic cloves, sliced thinly

1 tsp dried red chilli flakes

A small handful flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

50g Parmesan cheese, finely grated, plus extra for garnish

Sea salt

Large pot

Large frying pan

 

20 mins
Serves 4

This recipe, if you can even call it that, is perfect for the days that you want a quick and easy dinner. You need to use the best ingredients you can get your hands on as it really makes all the difference to the finished dish. Enjoy!

 

Place a large pot of water over a high heat and bring to the boil. Add a generous seasoning of salt.
Cook the spaghetti for 9-12 minutes or until al dente. Drain the pasta, reserving a cup or so of the liquid and place back in the pot.
Place a large frying pan over a medium high heat and add the olive oil. Add the garlic while the oil is still coming to temperature and cook until slightly golden for 4-5 minutes. Add in the red chilli flakes a fry for a further 1 minute.

Add the oil with garlic and chilli flakes, reserved cooking water, Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley to the cooked pasta and toss until the pasta is evenly coated.
Serve straight away with more grated Parmesan cheese.
20 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients

400g best quality dried spaghetti

5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

6-8 garlic cloves, sliced thinly

1 tsp dried red chilli flakes

A small handful flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

50g Parmesan cheese, finely grated, plus extra for garnish

Sea salt

You'll Need

Large pot

Large frying pan

 

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  • Mansi

    Made this last week. And yesterday; added some sun dried tomatoes as well. Either way, SO simple, and SO SO good. Seriously!