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Garlic & Oil Spaghetti

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Garlic and Oil Spaghetti
2011-08-17 Other
3.5 13

Thin pasta, cooked in water, is drained and cooked briefly in garlic-flavored oil with red pepper flakes.

  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins


4 oz Thin Spaghetti
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 tsp Minced Garlic
Pinch Red Pepper Flakes
Salt & Pepper, to taste


Cook spaghetti in a pot of boiling, salted water as package directs. Drain pasta in colander, reserving 1/4 cup pasta water; set aside. Heat oil in the same pot over medium high heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes. Cook 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add pasta water and spaghetti. Toss to coat spaghetti with oil and garlic, then season with salt and black pepper.