Looking for an idea for a quick but unusual dinner? Try spaghetti aglio e olio! We guarantee that the combination of just a few ingredients will positively surprise you!
Spaghetti aglio e olio comes from Naples, from the cucina povera, or “poor kitchen”
Aglio e olio simply means garlic and oil. Spaghetti aglio e olio consists of just a few ingredients, so it is important that the ingredients used to make it are of the highest quality. This will guarantee the perfect taste and aroma of the dish. It is especially important to use good olive oil and garlic.
The recipe for spaghetti aglio e olio is trivially short, containing only a few items
Portion for 4 people:
This dish is very quick to prepare and even a novice home cook can manage it. Check how to make spaghetti aglio e olio:
Anyone who cooks regularly knows that recipes are meant to be modified. You can use this recipe for spaghetti aglio e olio as a starting point for variations on this pasta. For example: You don’t like spicy food? Spaghetti aglio e olio prepared with our recipe will not be very spicy, but we realize that it may be too spicy for people who don’t like that taste. Feel free to omit the chili peppers – spaghetti will still be delicious without them!
Don’t have any parmesan cheese? No problem!!! You can use another yellow cheese
Wondering why we suggest adding pasta water in the recipe? It will create a thick sauce that will coat each strand of pasta and the flavor of the olive oil and garlic will spread evenly throughout the dish
Try spaghetti aglio e olio, it’s definitely worth it!
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