Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil (In Italian, Spaghetti Aglia ed Oglio)

Serves 2

Quick and easy, a delightful supper or appetizer.

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp. garlic, chopped

4 ounces spaghetti

Salt to taste

Coarsely ground black pepper

1 tbsp. finely chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley

Grated Parmigiana Reggiano or Pecorino Romano cheese

  1. Heat the oil in a small skillet over low heat. Add garlic, stirring often until garlic turns golden. Be careful not to let it burn.
  2. Cook the spaghetti in boiling, salted water according to package instructions or al dente, firm to the bite. Toss with the oil and garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Serve and garnish with Parmigiana Reggiano or Pecorino Romano cheese.

Source: “365 Ways To Cook Pasta” by Marie Simmons, 1988

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