Spaghetti, Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino / Spaghetti with Oil and Garlic
Spaghetti, Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino or also known as Spaghetti with Oil, Garlic and Hot Pepper is probably one of the most popular Italian Pasta Dish. Made with only 4 ingredients this fast and easy recipe is simple yet delicious.
In a large pot of boiling salted water cook the pasta al dente.
Two minutes before pasta is cooked, in a large deep frying pan add olive oil, garlic and hot pepper flakes, cook on medium heat for about 1-2 minutes. Stirring occasionally (being careful not to let anything burn). If pasta is not yet cooked then remove from heat.
Replace on heat and immediately add the 3 cups of cooked spaghetti, and a half ladle of pasta water toss together gently cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately. Top with chopped fresh grape tomatoes and fresh basil if desired.