Recipe: Tasty Aglio e Olio

  • 2 min read
  • Apr 17, 2021

Aglio e Olio. Cook for a minute, add the peperoncino and cook another minute, shaking the pan now and then, until the garlic slices are an even light gold. Aglio e Olio literally means olive oil and garlic in Italian. It is a traditional pasta recipe from Naples.

Aglio e Olio Pasta Aglio e Olio, or oil and garlic, is quick easy and delicious. Aglio e Olio Mondays used to be a thing in our house, but we drifted away from that, replacing it with takeout way too often. Well, it's time to get back to basics. You can make Aglio e Olio using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you make that.

Ingredients of Aglio e Olio

  1. Prepare of Spaghetti.
  2. You need of Olive oil.
  3. Prepare of Garlic.
  4. It’s of Italian seasonings -thyme/oregano/pepper/chilli flakes etc.
  5. You need block of Cheese.

Sometimes I run the two busy working parents excuse but it really doesn't fly with something this quick and easy. Aglio e Olio means oil and. Aglio e Olio, pronounced ah-li-oh eh oh-li-oh, translates to "garlic and olive oil.". Spaghetti aglio e olio is a traditional Italian dish that originated somewhere in the South of Italy likely in the area of Naples.

Aglio e Olio instructions

  1. Boil spaghetti and cook until al dente..
  2. While the pasta is cooking, warm the olive oil over medium low heat. Add in the garlic and let it cook until soft and golden (you may need to lower the heat to keep it from browning too fast). (Also smoke point of olive oil is low… so ensure medium-low heat).
  3. Once the spaghetti is cooked, drain it while reserving some of the starchy pasta water. Add the spaghetti to the pan with the oil and garlic. Toss the pasta around until it’s coated (this is where you can add in the starchy pasta water to keep the pasta moist if it looks too dry)..
  4. Add in the seasonings and grated cheese, toss to combine and serve..

They still have a few things to work out, but the food was good (albeit maybe a touch overpriced, particularly given the ambiance). They do serve beer, wine, and cocktails. Though they don't have a detailed drink list (this would be helpful). We got the bruschetta, polenta fries, and lamb cannelloni – all of which we. Aglio e olio, I think it's safe to claim, is the simplest pantry-staples-only pasta sauce in the entire Italian canon.