Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio


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About this recipe: Just what it says on the box: spaghetti tossed with garlic and olive oil. I like to give this simple dish a kick by adding dried chillies. Serve with grated Parmesan.

Kathleen Novo

Serves: 4 

  • 1 (500g) packet spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed chillies
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 50g (2 oz) freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions; drain.
  2. In a small saucepan over low heat, place olive oil, garlic and chillies and simmer. Toss olive oil mixture with cooked pasta. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve with Parmesan cheese.

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Reviews (2)


So simple to make, added extra cloves of garlic and lil more chilli was tasty, filling,and i'm stuffed Thanks for adding this dish is a keeper . (pic to follow) - 02 Oct 2012


It was ok, but could do with more flavour. - 10 Jul 2009

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