Spaghetti Aglio E Olio – Italy


Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Spicy spaghetti with chillies
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 12 portions
  • Serving size: 100g
  • Calories: 391 kcal
  • Fat: 16 grams
  • Saturated fat: 4.8 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 51 grams
  • Sugar: 1.8 grams
  • Sodium: 0.38 grams
  • Fiber: 3.6. grams
  • Protein: 14 grams
Recipe type: Spicy pasta with chillies
Cuisine: Italian
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The Italians, who are internationally recognised as being the best pasta makers in the world, know one thing above all - Chillies and pasta are a marriage made in heaven. This recipe, which is pasta in served in one of its simplest forms showcases just that. Extremely simple to make but just brimming with flavour. To get the absolute best of this recipe, use only the very best ingredients. You will not be disappointed
  • Spaghetti - 200 grams - see note
  • Extra virgin olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic – 4 cloves (finely diced).
  • Fresh chilli – 2 (finely sliced)
  • Chilli flakes – 1 teaspoon ( see note)
  • Flat leafed parsley (Fresh) – 2 tablespoons (finely chopped)
  • Parmesan cheese – ½ cup
  1. Bring a medium-sized pot to the boil.
  2. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions.
  3. In the meantime, gently heat olive oil.
  4. Once at medium heat, add garlic and chillies. Cook until the garlic has changed colour (be careful not to burn).
  5. Drain the spaghetti in a colander
  6. Place in serving bowl and top with heated olive oil. Mix through
  7. Sprinkle with chilli flakes
  8. Serve immediately with parmesan cheese in a separate bowl (each diner should sprinkle the cheese over the spaghetti according to own preference)
This recipe yields 2 servings

Note: this recipe is based on dried pasta. For fresh increase the quantity to 300 grams

Keywords: Easy to make spicy Spaghetti