Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

0:15 To Prep
0:15 To Cook
6 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

Quick and easy pasta dish that tastes delicious!


  • 350g spaghetti or fettucine
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, 4 thinly sliced and 4 crushed
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 1 & 1/4 cups fresh flat leaf parsley
  • Parmesan cheese for serving

Step 1

Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until very al dente. Reserve 2 cups pasta water; drain pasta.

Step 2

Heat a large fry pan over medium heat. Add oil and garlic slices and cook until slices are lightly golden, about 2 minutes; transfer to a paper towel to drain.

Step 3

Add minced garlic to fry man and cook until fragrant and just beginning to color (do not let turn golden), about 30 seconds.

Step 4

Whisk in pasta water and simmer 2 minutes. Add pasta and cook until liquid is reduced, about 1 minute. Remove from heat, add lemon zest and juice, and stir to combine.

Step 5

Stir in parsley, drizzle with oil, and top with garlic slices. Serve with cheese

Chef's Tips

Add cherry tomatoes or mushrooms if you desire

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