Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

In trattorias (traditional Italian eateries) a peasant dish of olive oil, garlic and spaghetti is served, this dish originated with the roman armies. This version spices things up with peppery rocket and spicy chile.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook linguine until al dente.
  2. Heat the oil and add the chile, garlic and lemon zest.
  3. Cook for one minute on a moderate heat.
  4. Add lemon juice and basil allowing it to wilt.
  5. Stir in pasta and season if required.

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