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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

The simplest , easiest , pasta dish ever !! You’d be surprised , there are only 3 main ingredients in this delicious dish . Sometimes , the simplest meal is the most delicious one . As long as you have extra virgin olive oil , garlic and red pepper flakes , i think you should be set to make this yummy dish . Oh not to forget salt , and pepper if you like . I think this will be good for summer , where you don’t want anything heavy , something light yet delicious ..

You will need :

1 lb of spaghetti ( al dente , cook according direction , reserving 1/4 cup of starch water )

6 garlic cloves

1/2 cup of olive oil

1 tsp. of salt

1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes .

In a bowl , mix the olive oil , garlic and salt , add into heated skillet , under low heat , cook for about 8 minutes until garlic turns soft and golden brown . Once the pasta is done , add the pasta into the skillet , mix well , add 1/4 reserved starch water into the skillet . Add chopped flat leaf parsley and lemon zest if you like . Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese .Serve

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