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Aglio e Olio Spaghetti

Try this classic Aglio e Olio Spaghetti recipe

This traditional Italian spaghetti dish is made with good quality olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. The dish is a simple, yet delicious way to prepare pasta for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound dried spaghetti
  • 7 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 Cup good quality olive oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 Cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 Cup grated Parmigiano- Reggiano

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Once the water is boiling, drop in the pasta and stir for a minute until the water returns to a boil, Cook the pasta for about 12 minutes or until cooked to al dente. 

While the pasta is cooking, combine the garlic and olive in a skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occassionally with a wooden spoon to keep the garlic from burning. Cook the garic for about 10 minutes. Then, reduce the heat to medium-low  and continue to cook the garlic for another 5 minutes or until the garlic is a golden color. Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Drain the pasta, reserving about 2 tablespoons of the pasta water. Toss the pasta in the olive oil sauce with the reserved pasta water. sprinkle with the parsely and cheese and toss to evenly distribute. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving700
Total Fat27g42%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated7g37%
Cholesterol19mg6%
Protein25g51%
Carbs88g29%
Vitamin A79µg9%
Vitamin B120.3µg5.7%
Vitamin B60.3mg13%
Vitamin C7mg11%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E3mg14%
Vitamin K73µg91%
Calcium373mg37%
Fiber4g16%
Folate (food)28µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)28µg7%
Iron2mg12%
Magnesium76mg19%
Monounsaturated15gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg11%
Phosphorus421mg60%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium325mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg10.2%
Sodium399mg17%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg8.5%
Zinc2mg17%