Spaghetti, Toasted Bread Crumbs And Oregano Recipe

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spaghetti, toasted bread crumbs and oregano

Wallace Hale


this is one of a series of italian recipes by Molto Batali. i just love his recipes wally

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20 Min


35 Min


Stove Top


1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil divided in two
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 c
fresh bread crumbs
salt and cracked pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
fresh oregano or marjoram leaves
1/2 c
chopped fresh italian parsley
1 1/2 lb

Directions Step-By-Step

combine 1/4 cup oil and the garlic in a 14-inch saute pan, and cook on med-low heat until the garlic turns just light golden brown. remove from heat let sit. Pour the remaining 1/4 cup oil into a seperate 12- to 14-inch saute pan set over medium heat. add the bread crumbs and cook, stirring constantly, until they are dark golden brown about 5 min-take your time. remove from the heat and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the oregano and parsley, and mix thouroughly.
bring 8 quarts water to a boil, add 2 tablespoons salt. Drop the spaghetti into the boiling water and cook it for 1 min less then the package instructions. just before the pasta is done, carefully ladle 1/2 cup of the boiling water into the pan containing garlic and oil. Drain the spaghetti in a colander and add and add it to the othetr pan containing garlic and oil . toss over medium heat for about 30 seconds, until coated. then add half ofthe toasted bread crumb mixture to the spaghetti and toss until well mixed. pour the spaghetti into a warmed bowl and serve with the remaining toasted breadcrumbs mixture in a bowl on the side. season it with salt an pepper only to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids