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Aglio E Olio at home – recipe video

Today, we are going to share with you a simple recipe for pasta Aglio E Olio. This needs minimum ingredients and it always turns out great.

If you are looking for a meal that is extremely quick to cook and always turns out delicious, we have the perfect dish for you. Pasta Aglio E Olio! Continuing with our theme of delicious carbs, we will share the recipe for the simplest pasta.

This is the pasta that can be made by beginners in the kitchen, however, the results are no less than what a Michelin star chef can cook.

The best part about this recipe is that you need only four basic ingredients to make it.

Steps for making Aglio E Olio


Spaghetti200 gms
Olive oil6 tablespoon
Garlic (Finely chopped)6 cloved
Chilli flakes1 tablespoon
Oregano2 teaspoon (optional)
CheeseFor seasoning (optional)


First, put water in a pan and let it come to a boil. Once the water starts boiling, add some salt to it. Then add the spaghetti pasta.

The spaghetti will take 10-15 minutes to cook till the time we will continue with the rest of the recipe.

First, in a non-stick pan, add olive oil. While the oil is still cold add finely chopped garlic cloves to it and on low flame, stir it. You have to cook the garlic on low flame through the entire process.

After two minutes, add the chilli flakes and continue stirring slowly. Let it cook. Once the garlic is cooked (not burnt) switch off the flame. You will reach this stage after almost 10 minutes of cooking.

By this time, your spaghetti will be ready. Strain the spaghetti and add it in the olive oil, garlic and chilli flakes mixture. Mix well and sprinkle oregano on top. We are adding oregano to add a little extra flavour. You can add a bit of parmesan on top of the dish as well.

Once done with the meal, make some dessert. Learn how to make cheesecake with our easy recipe.

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