Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil

Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil 1
Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil is a staple in all Italian homes.  This is a great meal when you are in a rush or when you come home late and want something good to eat.


1 Lb Spaghetti
2/3 Cup Olive Oil
6 Garlic Cloves – Siced thin
¼ tsp Red Pepper Flakes
1 Cup Parmesan Cheese
½ Cup Parsley – Chopped
Fresh Ground Pepper


Boil the pasta following the package directions.  Cook until the pasta is al dente. Reserve 1 ½ – 2 Cups Pasta water.  In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil and sauté the sliced garlic.  When it is starting to turn brown, add the pasta water and let it reduce by 1/3.  Add the al dente pasta.   Toss with tongs to ensure that all the spaghetti is coated.  Add Salt and pepper to taste.  Toss for 1 minute.Remove from the heat.  Add the cheese and parsley.  Toss and serve immediately.

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