Spaghetti with Olive Oil and Garlic


  • ½ lbs. spaghetti 
  • 4 tablespoons Z Family Grotto Olive Oil
  • 5 cloves fresh garlic sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Chopped flat leaf parsley for garnish
  • Grated parmesan cheese 


Cook the spaghetti according to the directions on package. Reserve 1/3 cup of the pasta water.

Place the garlic and Z Family Grotto Olive Oil in a large sauté pan. Heat on medium low until garlic tales on color and becomes fragrant, about 3 minutes.

Add the chili flakes and sauté for another minute.

Add the reserved pasta water and increase heat to medium high. Bring to a simmer and add the cooked spaghetti and ½ of the parsley. Stir until the pasta is well coated and the liquid is reduced. 

Sprinkle with the rest of the parsley and parmesan cheese to garnish.


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