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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

A traditional Italian pasta dish that really is beyond simple to make. This was also our #MeatFreeMonday meal last week – it totally ticks all the boxes!

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Monday is our most hectic day of the week. The faster I can whip up a dish for dinner, the better! This one in particular has the added benefit that it’s completely customisable for each little dinner guest, therefore no complaints!

In the time it takes to cook the pasta, you throw a fresh salad together, slice up a delicious crispy sourdough bread and hey presto – it’s done! Place on the table a collection of condiments to every heart’s content and you’ll be guaranteed happy faces all around.

Aglio (garlic) and olio (oil) is the most basic of pasta dishes, yet larger than life on a meal plan, satisfying and just delicious. It’s perfect as is, but you can add chili, your favourite cheese, sundried tomato, basil, etc. etc. to your heart’s content.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Ready in literally 10 minutes, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is a firm family favourite

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy dinner, Family friendly, Mediterranean Diet
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound box dried wholewheat spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp crushed red chili flakes optional
  • 3-4 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/2 tsp ground coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

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