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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is the simplest and the easiest Italian dish! It requires minimum and simple ingredients and yet it’s a deliciously comforting.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword aglio e olio, aglio olio, pasta aglio e olio, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, spaghetti aglio e olio recipe, spaghetti aglio olio
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 514kcal
Author Gunjan


  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 tsp crushed chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 16 oz pack of spaghetti (cooked and drained) (regular/whole grain/GF)
  • 1 tsp salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper

To garnish

  • 2 tbsp capers in vinegar and salt brine (optional)


  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan over medium-high heat and saute garlic in it until brown. It should not be brunt.
  • Add crushed chili flakes, nutritional yeast and parsley to it. Mix it for 30 seconds.
  • Bring the flame to low-medium and toss in cooked spaghetti, salt and pepper.
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with capers.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg