Spaghetti Olio e Aglio

A quick and easy Italian recipe to enjoy with famliy and friends!

Spaghetti Olio e Aglio


1/2 cup olive oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 lb fresh spaghetti
3 tbsp roughly chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper


1 – Reserve 1 tbsp of the olive oil and heat the remainder in a medium saucepan. Add the garlic and a pinch of salt and cook over a low heat, stirring constantly, until golden brown, then remove the pan from the heat. Do not allow the garlic to burn as it will taint its flavor.

2 – Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and remaining olive oil and cook for 2-3 minutes, until tender. Drain the spaghetti thoroughly and return to the pan.

3 – Add the oil and garlic mixture to the spaghetti and toss to coat thoroghly. Season with pepper, add the chopped frsh parsley, and toss to coat again.

4 – Transfer the spaghetti to a warm serving dish and serve immediately.

Servings: 4