Pasta With Olive Oil, Garlic, and Crushed Red Pepper

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 651 calories
    • Calories 41 calories from fat
    • Fat 30 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 597 mg
    • Protein 15 g
    • Carbohydrate 86 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 5 g

Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking water and drain.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds, making sure it doesn't brown.

Add the reserved pasta water, red pepper, salt, and parsley and bring to a boil. Toss with the cooked pasta.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pound dried pasta
  2. Check 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  3. Check 3 cloves garlic, minced
  4. Check 1/4 cup pasta cooking water
  5. Check 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  6. Check 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  7. Check 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking water and drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds, making sure it doesn't brown.
  3. Add the reserved pasta water, red pepper, salt, and parsley and bring to a boil. Toss with the cooked pasta.