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Spaghetti With Garlic, Olive Oil, and Chili Flakes

Easiest Dinner Ever: Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino

Translated: spaghetti with garlic, oil, and chili pepper flakes.

This is the kind of meal that makes you stop and think that the simplest foods are often the most wonderful. With only a few ingredients that are staples in most pantries, you can create a beautiful, flavorful, heartwarming meal from scratch.

Spaghetti aglio, olio, e peperoncino is a traditional Italian pasta dish. It's well loved by many because it's so easy and inexpensive to make. This is a perfect solution whenever you're in a bind. For example, if guests come over and you've got nothing to serve, they are certain to be wowed when you present them with this meal.

It packs quite a kick from the minced garlic and chili pepper flakes, and I highly suggest enjoying this dish with fellow garlic lovers.

The pasta is the real star in this meal, as it's not drenched in heavy, overbearing sauce. Because of this, it is really important to make sure you cook the pasta al dente. In some instances, you can get away with overcooking your spaghetti, but this is not one of them. A good, flavorful extra-virgin olive oil is also essential as is mincing the garlic finely enough to avoid eating any big spicy chunks.

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino

From POPSUGAR Food

Spaghetti With Garlic, Olive Oil, and Chili Flakes Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 7 ounces spaghetti
  2. 2 large or 3 small garlic cloves, minced
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons of chili pepper flakes
  4. 1/4 to 1/3 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
  5. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to the directions on the package, until it is al dente.
  2. Strain spaghetti and place in a large serving dish.
  3. Add minced garlic, chili pepper flakes, olive oil, salt, and pepper, and mix together well.
  4. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Camilla Salem
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