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Garlic And Oil Linguine

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Simple. Delicious. Classic. Linguine with Garlic & Oil is a classic comfort food ... this recipe kicks it up with a little parsley, red pepper flakes, and toasted pine nuts.
Ingredients
For the pasta
  Linguine pasta 1 Pound (Whole wheat linguine)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (boiled in salt water)
For the sauce
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (as required)
  Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm), sliced
  Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pine nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Parsley leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
For the garnish
  Fontina cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and slice the garlic.

MAKING
2. Toast the pine nuts in a small pan, until they are lightly toasted, set aside.
3. Take a pot and boil water. Once the water begins to boil, add salt and add the whole wheat linguine pasta. Boil for about 12 minutes and drain. Set aside.
4. In a frying pan heat over a medium heat and add olive oil and sauté the garlic slices.
5. Once they start to become golden and fragrant add red pepper flakes. If required add more olive oil.
6. Add the boiled and drained linguine pasta in to this pan with the garlic and oil. Toss it and get it nicely coated with the olive oil and garlic.
7. Add the toasted pine nuts and the chopped parsley and toss it well.

SERVING
8. Serve warm garnished with some grated fontina cheese.

Things You Will Need
skillet
pan
pot

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Linguini
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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