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Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic

Ingredients 450g linguini pasta 3 cloves of garlic, sliced very thin 60ml olive oil A handful of fresh roughly chopped 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste [optional] 125g Parmesan cheese, finely grated

Method Put a large pot of water on to boil. When the water is at a rolling boil, add 2 tablespoons of salt and drop in the pasta. Stir to prevent sticking. Cook according to package directions or until just al dente. While the pasta is cooking...Add the oil to a cold saucepan. Turn the heat to medium and add the garlic. Don’t allow garlic to brown or it will be bitter. Turn heat to low. Just before draining the pasta, carefully reserve 125ml or so of the starchy pasta water and set aside. Drain the pasta and add it back into the hot pot, OFF the heat. Add the garlic oil, half of the grated cheese, all of the chopped parsley and the pepper flakes, if using. Stir to combine. Add the starchy pasta water, a ladle or splash at a time, to smooth out the sauce. . Plate and garnish with the remainder of the cheese, fresh parsley and crushed red pepper flakes.

Created by Nazzareno Casha

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