Spaghetti Aglio Olio and Peperoncino

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Spaghetti "ajo e oio e peperoncino" in roman slang, in correct Italian "aglio, olio e peperoncino" spaghetti with garlic, olive oil and red chili pepper  is the quickest and easiest I know. Often it is prepared in Italy in the summer evenings at midnight to celebrate with friends since this recipe is very simple and fast. The recipe is very spicy and hot. It is not considered a real recipe in italy, but an easy way to prepare pasta especially when camping outside the home as it requires very few ingredients. In restaurants in Italy it  is hard to find because nobody would pay for a dish so simple but I assure you, if well prepared, it is excellent!!!


Spaghetti Aglio Olio and Peperoncino

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • salt
  • 1 head of garlic
  • chili pepper (very hot)
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
 
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Directions

  1. You need a pot with 4 quarts of water
  2. Salt water as desired and boil the pasta al dente
  3. while the  pasta is  cooking, in a frying pan add the EV olive oil and the garlic cloves peeled but whole, without chopping them, and crushed red pepper.
  4. Saute` the garlic until it is light golden.
  5. when the pasta is ready pour it into the hot oil pan and toss for 1-2 minutes.
  6. serve hot.
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Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
depending on my mood I add chopped parsley on top of the pasta or a combo of breadcrumbs, parm &...
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- NinaNonni
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
My kind of comfort food. I often add the rind off a parmgiano with the garlic and peperoncino and th...
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- Andy Gagliardi
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
1. I would definetely chop or mince the garlic since I like to eat it. 2. Use of red pepper flakes ...
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- Elisa DiVirgilio
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
I have made this my go to recipe for unexpected company. Just go east on the Chili flakes, very hot ...
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- doorguyjack
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
This is my pranzo usuale di venerdi. Love it, and so easy to prepare. I usually crush 3 cloves of g...
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- Moggy
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
I always add anchovies and capers to this recipe. - Italianmama


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