Pasta recipe with garlic and olive oil (spaghetti aglio e olio)
Looking for a simple and healthy recipe that evokes the flavours of Italy? La Compagnie de l’huile d’Olive unveils its recipe for pasta with garlic and olive oil (spaghetti aglio e olio). This recipe comes from Italy, and more precisely from Naples where it is very popular and appreciated, being an easy and quick dish to make. These spaghetti aglio e olio are self-sufficient but can also be served as a side dish with vegetables, fish or grilled meat.
Ingredients needed (serves 4)
To make this delicious olive oil recipe you will need
- 400 grams of spaghetti
- 6 cloves of garlic
- 1 dried red pepper
- 10 tablespoons of Nyons olive oil
- 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
Preparation of the recipe for pasta with garlic and olive oil
First, bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
Then add the spaghetti with a tablespoon of olive oil. Cook the pasta “al dente”, according to the instructions on the package.
While your spaghetti is cooking, peel and chop the garlic. Chop the chillies coarsely.
In a deep frying pan, heat the remaining olive oil over medium heat and add the garlic and dried chillies. Fry until brown. Be careful not to let the garlic burn.
Then add the parsley and a ladleful of the pasta juice and cook over a low heat.
When the pasta is cooked, add it to the pan after draining it. Season to taste and sprinkle with lemon juice.
Finally, serve and sprinkle with chopped parsley and grated parmesan. Add a lemon wedge and you’re done! Your recipe for pasta with garlic and olive oil is ready. Enjoy!