Aglio e Olio (Garlic and Oil Sauce) Recipe


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Aglio e Olio (Garlic and Oil Sauce) Recipe

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  • Yield:makes 1/3 cup
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes


  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt, to taste


  1. 1.

    Place oil and garlic in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When bubbles start to form around garlic, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until garlic starts to lightly brown.

  2. 2.

    Stir in red pepper flakes, remove from heat, and let cool for 5 minutes. Season with salt to taste and use immediately on freshly cooked pasta.