This simple pasta dish has tons of flavor thanks to a few different preparations of garlic: fried, smashed, and infused in oil.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta in salted boiling water and drain. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced garlic. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes, and remove from the skillet.

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  • Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant but doesn't color, about 30 seconds. Add the spaghetti and liquid to the skillet and bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat and toss in the cheese, black pepper, browned sliced garlic, and smashed garlic. Serve with additional grated cheese.

Reviews (1)

19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
07/05/2011
If you are a garlic lover, this pasta is for you! I used little bow ties because that's what was in the pantry, but for some added protein, I added steamed shrimp. This is a simple but delicious pasta dish!