Pasta With Olive Oil, Garlic, and Crushed Red Pepper

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Hands-On Time
10
minutes
Total Time
25
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

1
pound
dried pasta
1/2
cup
extra-virgin olive oil
3
cloves garlic, minced
1/4
cup
pasta cooking water
1/2
teaspoon
crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/4
teaspoons
kosher salt
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.
Sara Quessenberry
April 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 41 %
  • Fat 30 g
  • Sat Fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 597 mg
  • Carbohydrate 86 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protein 15 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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