Pasta with Olive Oil, Garlic, and Pepper Recipe

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Submitted by zelbinian

Makes 6 servings



Add bread crumbs if desired, this is a wonderful, hearty Roman dish. The officially recipe calls for fresh parsley rather than oregano, but I tend to favor oregano.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Olive Oil, Garlic, and Pepper

1 lb penne
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp red pepper flakes
4 cloves garlic
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 oz

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Olive Oil, Garlic, and Pepper

  1. Boil plenty of salted water and cook pasta.

  2. While water is boiling and pasta is cooking, dice garlic.

  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet and gently simmer garlic, red pepper, and oregano over medium heat until garlic changes color. At that point, remove from heat.

  4. When pasta is done, drain as normal, and then toss with garlic-olive oil blend.

  5. Top with your favorite cheese and serve.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Side Dish, Italian, Boil, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
271
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
57mg
19%
Sodium
49mg
2%
Potassium
154mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
42.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Protein
9.3g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in thiamin
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