Simple Spaghetti Aglio Olio

August 7, 2010

I’m a firm believer in the motto ‘less is more’. I like everything simple, so here’s a simple recipe for Spaghetti Aglio Olio that can be whipped up in under 10 minutes.

Ingredients (Serves 2):-

  • 125g Spaghetti (or a grip full)
  • 4 cloves garlic (grated)
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp chilli flakes
  • Salt & pepper
  • Parmesan to serve

Method:-

  1. Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water for 7 minutes or till al dente.
  2. Drain spaghetti and reserve about 2-3 tablespoons of salted spaghetti water. Leave spaghetti aside.
  3. Heat oil and butter in a pan and add garlic and chilli flakes. Lightly stir the garlic until fragrant but not brown.
  4. Add spaghetti and the reserved salted water to the pan. Mix and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve with parmesan.

Spaghetti Aglio Olio

Yee Ling