Olive oil Parmesan Pasta w/ red pepper flakes

1
Mary Lee

By
@HoosierLady

If you like it a little hot, then you'll love this dish. I get requests for this a lot.

You can eliminate the crushed pepper if you'd like, still makes a great tasty dish.

You need not worry about extact measures. Add more or less of any of these ingredients .. it won't hurt the recipe at all.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    1/3 - 1/2 pound cooked and drained thin spaghetti or vermicelli (reserve approx 1/4 cup pasta water)
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    4 tbs extra virgin olive oil
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    3-4 crushed garlic cloves
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    1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
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    1/2 cup chopped fine fresh parsley
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    1/4 cup parmesan cheese
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    salt/pepper to taste
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    optional: sour cream topping

How to Make Olive oil Parmesan Pasta w/ red pepper flakes

Step-by-Step

  1. In large fry pan add oil .. when oil is hot, reduce heat to low/med, add crushed garlic and crushed pepper flakes , saute for about 2 minutes...add parsley flakes , saute another minute or 2 (no longer, avoid garlic from browning)... add reserved pasta water, stir ...add cooked pasta using tongs, toss / blend pasta well with other ingredients just before removing pasta from pan add parmesan cheese , toss and blend . Serve and Enjoy !

    Suggestion: garnish with a tablespoon of sour cream

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About Olive oil Parmesan Pasta w/ red pepper flakes

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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