Homemade Spaghetti Aglio E Olio Recipe is so simple to make and absolutely loaded with delicious garlic and olive oil flavor.
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 5minutes
Total Time: 15minutes
½cupextra virgin olive oil
3finely sliced garlic cloves
1seeded and thinly sliced spicy red pepper
4ounceshot pasta water
8ouncesfresh spaghetti pasta
1tablespoonschopped fresh flat leaf parsley
salt to taste
Add the olive oil to a sauté pan over medium low heat and heat for about 1 minute and then add in the finely sliced garlic and cook for about 1 minute or until tender, but not brown. Once you smell it, it’s just about done cooking.
Next, add in the sliced peppers and cook for a further minute.
Pour in the hot pasta water to help stop the cooking process. Turn the heat off.
Boil the pasta according to its package and then add it in potions to the pan with the garlic, peppers, and olive oil as to not overload it with pasta water.
Sprinkle in your parsley, season with salt and mix using a spatula until combined.
Add to a plate and serve with more chopped parsley.
Make-Ahead: This recipe is meant to be served as soon as it is done cooking.How to Store: Cover and keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. This will not freeze well.How to Reheat: Add the desired amount of pasta to a medium-size pan over low heat along with ¼ cup of water and heat until creamy and hot.You should use Fresh Pasta Dough Recipe, but if not, you can easily swap out for dried pasta.If you do not have access to a fresh pepper substitute with a ½ teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakesYou may need more pasta water so ensure it stays creamy and the pasta noodles don’t suck up too much of the sauce.