What to make when you can’t think of anything else to make: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Garlic and Oil)

Re-blog Monday and this is the pasta I go to when I don’t know what else to make. I almost always can scare up these ingredients in my house and it’s good and comforting any time of the year. Original post was September ’11. Enjoy this heartwarming recipe.

Cooking with Candi

Pasta with Garlic and Olive Oil

 At this point i am so busy prepping for the holiday, shopping lists, etc. i don’t have so much time to think about tonight’s dinner,This is one of those meals that I go to when I haven’t prepared anything, have run out of ideas but have garlic, olive oil, spaghetti and parmesan cheese in the house. Even if you don’t have ingredients, you can always run out and pick up those few items and throw this dish together, it’s awesome. It works for company as well as a side dish or a main, with a beautiful, green salad. You can always add shrimp, which makes for a truly outstanding dish.


1 box spaghetti (16 oz.)

1/3 cup olive oil

8 large garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced

Kosher salt

1 cup freshly grated parmesan…

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