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Pasta Aglio e Olio Recipe

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Pasta Aglio e Olio, this Italian classic recipe is the quintessential weeknight pasta dinner. Ready in less than 20 minutes with only a handful of ingredients, but simple things are always the most impressive.

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Ingredients

– Capellini pasta – Olive oil – Lemon juice – Garlic – Red pepper flakes – Lemon – Pasta water – Italian parsley – Lemon – Salt - Pepper

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Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil and generously season with sea salt. The water should taste like sea water.

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Add the noodles and set the timer according to package directions for an "al dente" texture. Do not cook one minute longer.

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Transfer the drained pasta to a bowl with ice water to stop the cooking process. Ideally you’ll add some ice cubes to this water.

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Preheat a large skillet over medium heat with 1/3 cup of olive oil.

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Make the Aglio e Olio Sauce

Add 1 cup of the reserved pasta water and whisk it into the oil and garlic until combined.

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