You can whip up this classic pasta dish in under 30 minutes using ingredients you already have! This dish is full of flavor and is garlicky but not overpowering. Serve with wine and garlic bread.


8 ounces spaghetti

Divide six tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

1 cup fresh French-style breadcrumbs

To taste, add Kosher Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper

Four cloves of garlic thinly sliced

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes crushed

Divide 1 cup of freshly grated Parmesan into two equal parts.

Fresh parsley leaves, two tablespoons


According to the package directions, cook pasta in a large pot with salted boiling water. Reserve 1 cup of water and drain.

Heat two tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pan. Add the breadcrumbs, and stir until they are browned and toasty about 3-5 mins. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Heat the remaining four tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. Stir frequently while cooking the garlic and red chili flakes for about 2 minutes.

Add the pasta, 1/2 cup pasta water, and 3/4 cup Parmesan. Stirring constantly, add the remaining water, one tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency has been reached.

Garnish with parsley and remaining Parmesan, if desired.

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