How to Cook Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

This is a spaghetti with garlic (Aglio), olive oil (olio) and chili flakes recipe. The key to a good Aglio Olio is slowly toasting the garlic slices to a perfect golden brown in the olive oil.

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How to Cook Spaghetti Aglio E Olio Recipe
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To cook spaghetti, first fill a large pot with water. Add a generous amount of salt into the water.

To cook spaghetti, first fill a large pot with water. Add a generous amount of salt into the water.

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Bring the water to a boil.

Bring the water to a boil.

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Add the spaghetti. Cook according to package instructions, about 10 minutes.

Add the spaghetti. Cook according to package instructions, about 10 minutes.

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Drain when " al dente". Put the cooked spaghetti into a casserole.

Drain when " al dente". Put the cooked spaghetti into a casserole.

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At the meantime work on the sauce. Prepare the ingredients needed to make the sauce.

At the meantime work on the sauce. Prepare the ingredients needed to make the sauce.

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In a pan add the COLD olive oil.

In a pan add the COLD olive oil.

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Immediately add the fresh sliced garlic. Make sure the cold oil and fresh garlic are added TOGETHER. This will ensure the garlic flavour to be infused into the oil.

Immediately add the fresh sliced garlic. Make sure the cold oil and fresh garlic are added TOGETHER. This will ensure the garlic flavour to be infused into the oil.

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Turn the heat to LOW. Cook the oil and garlic together.

Turn the heat to LOW. Cook the oil and garlic together.

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Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes or until the garlic is lightly brown.

Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes or until the garlic is lightly brown.

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Then add the hot pepper flakes, according to taste.

Then add the hot pepper flakes, according to taste.

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Cook for another 3 minutes. Remove the oil mixture from the heat and set aside.

Cook for another 3 minutes. Remove the oil mixture from the heat and set aside.

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Pour the garlic infused olive oil mixture into the hot and drained spaghetti.

Pour the garlic infused olive oil mixture into the hot and drained spaghetti.

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Add also some chopped parsley and freshly ground black pepper.

Add also some chopped parsley and freshly ground black pepper.

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Toss everything together so that the garlic infused oil coats every strand of the spaghetti

Toss everything together so that the garlic infused oil coats every strand of the spaghetti

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And you're done! Place the spaghetti on a serving plate and serve warm.  It's so flavourful and absolutely delicious.

And you're done! Place the spaghetti on a serving plate and serve warm. It's so flavourful and absolutely delicious.

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Truly a classic Italian pasta that's done well which uses only common kitchen ingredients and it's so simple and quick to make too. So enjoy!

Truly a classic Italian pasta that's done well which uses only common kitchen ingredients and it's so simple and quick to make too. So enjoy!

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