Spaghetti aglio e olio
|Place of origin||Italy|
|Region or state||Campania, Calabria|
|Main ingredients||Pasta (usually spaghetti), garlic, olive oil, salt|
|Variations||Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino (with chilli)|
The dish is made by lightly sauteeing sliced, minced, or pressed garlic in olive oil, sometimes with the addition of dried red chili flakes (in which case its name is spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino), and tossing with spaghetti. Finely chopped parsley can also be added as a garnish, along with grated parmesan or pecorino cheese, although according to some traditional recipes, cheese should not be added.
- Kyle Phillips; About.com Guide. "Spaghetti Aio Oio Recipe - Spaghetti Aglio e Olio". Italianfood.about.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
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