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This is one of my favorite recipes. To add a little more flavor, dissolve a can of anchovies in the oil while browning the garlic.

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Joemommaca December 18, 2010

Added shrimp, diced fresh roma tomatoes, and fresh chopped basil to the sauteing garlic for a more "main dish" meal. Delish!

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Beki74 June 24, 2013

One of the best Aglio Olio recipe I ever tried. Made no changes as it's perfect just the way it is.

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7Seven October 25, 2012

3.5 stars. It's a good recipe considering it is "pasta from nothing." Basically, you can make it from thin air and I really wasn't expecting this to be anything special. I added some dried crushed basil and more lemon juice. I was thinking this would be a watery mess, but it all incorporated quite nicely. I only cooked my garlic for about 3 mins. I think if I cooked it for the full 6 mins, I would have had burned garlic. I'd serve this as a side dish as it doesn't really have anything nutritious in it. It has a similar mouth feel of a cream sauce. It's good for what it is.

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embuggy May 14, 2010

This reminds me of Uruguay spaghetti except they add capers and minced carlic post Thanks for your post.

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TerrileeTygart June 24, 2015

I've made this so many times. It's really simple and quite tasty. It's definitely one of my favorite Italian specials.

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OneLove21 January 05, 2013

Fantastic recipe.. really simple, great flavours! I added mushroom and avocado to mine (garlic prawns to my husbands). Thank you :)

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Lissat_81 September 22, 2012

simple and very tasty. this is what aglio e olio should be like! thanks!

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megbe August 30, 2012

For those of you who think the garlic is too much, if you slice the garlic instead of mincing it, it will have less strong of a flavor. My husbands family has been preparing it for years. We also incorporate some pignoli or walnuts in the last minute to bump up the protein. Also, we just fry the garlic until golden and add it all at once, not a little at a time, not sure what that is supposed to accomplish

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KATORA April 21, 2012

It's very tasty!! I just added some tomatoes to add texture and to take away the intensity of the garlic

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rajveer93 March 01, 2012
Pasta With Garlic and Oil (Aglio E Olio)