Angel Hair With Olive Oil, Garlic And Chili Flake


  • 1 pound Angel Hair (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon chili flake
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup parmesan (freshly grated)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup reserved pasta water


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add salt
  • Add pasta to the water and occasionally give a stir so it doesn’t stick together.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat a 12 inch skillet over low heat
  • Add extra virgin olive oil and the garlic and let go over low heat for 3 minutes until garlic is tender and aromatic.
  • Add chili flakes.
  • Add 1 cup of pasta water and turn heat up to medium and bring to simmer.
  • Add pasta and stir to coat noodles.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parsley, parmesan and butter and serve.