Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil


"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."


21 m servings 621 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 621 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 24.2 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 78.3g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 22.5 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, parsley and red pepper flakes; saute 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Cook Plus(R) Thin Spaghetti according to package directions.
  4. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Immediately add hot pasta to skillet. Stir in reserved pasta cooking water. Mix well. Add cheese and toss lightly.
  5. Transfer to a serving platter or bowl.
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  1. 47 Ratings


There are times when simple is best, and that's the case with this recipe. My hubby (who's a dedicated carnivore) didn't even complain that there was no meat in this. We both thoroughly enjoyed...

This great side dish is made from pantry staples, and it is a nice change from potatoes. It certainly livened up our leftover chicken, and it was a snap to put together. I used half a box of s...

This is a great lunch or dinner on a day you're running late. I served it with a green salad and homemade Italian bread. I wasn't sure how the 4 yr old would like the red pepper but he didn't ...

This recipe made a huge amount. Thought the flavor was ok. Needed a little something more. Added a bit more cheese after it cooled more. That seemed to help.

DELICIOUS! Growing up in an Italian household (and not a lot of money), this was something that we enjoyed often. I minced my garlic, but that was my only change. Simple to make and with ingredi...

the recipe was quite nice and light, will make again but adding a bit of bacon and/or a sautéed veggie with it.

This is a perfect simple dish! This makes for a great side dish for grilled chicken or pair with a nice salad for a complete meal. A classic that will always be in my dinner rotation!

Thank you Barilla for this amazing pasta recipe! I minced the garlic but other than that I followed this recipe to the was outstanding! I served it with a side of grilled wasabi and toa...

This was a fast, easy, and delicious recipe! I love how filling it is because of the Barilla Plus pasta. I'd scale this recipe down for a fast lunch for myself or double it to feed a crowd. You ...