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Spaghetti with Garlic and Basil

Rated as 4.3 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious and quick pasta dish. Serve with a green salad and garlic bread."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 336 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place spaghetti in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the spaghetti with the olive oil, butter, garlic, basil, salt, and pepper until evenly coated. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 336 calories; 15.2 g fat; 40.5 g carbohydrates; 8.9 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 79 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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After a 3 hour panty raid last night, my friends Taylor and Ellen (who claims she is a nurse, but is really a bartender at the local Hooters) called me up at 3:00 in the morning and asked me to ...

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This recipe had great potential but I kinda messed it up. First of all, people... if you dont know (like I didnt)... fresh basil means FRESH BASIL!!! I used dried basil and it was way too much...

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After a 3 hour panty raid last night, my friends Taylor and Ellen (who claims she is a nurse, but is really a bartender at the local Hooters) called me up at 3:00 in the morning and asked me to ...

This tastes super nummy and it was sooo easy! I sauteed the oil, butter, garlic, and spices while the pasta cooked. I used lemon pepper instead of black pepper and added a few crushed red pepper...

This recipe had great potential but I kinda messed it up. First of all, people... if you dont know (like I didnt)... fresh basil means FRESH BASIL!!! I used dried basil and it was way too much...

I love this stuff so much... another recipe I eat on a weekly basis. I prefer to saute my garlic briefly in the EVOO first, add just a a pinch of red pepper flakes, add no salt (but use ...

Fabulous! I love pasta and this was perfect for a quick meal! I used a combination of parmesan and romano cheeses and it was delicious with Italian grilled chicken. To make the meal complete we...

Excellent. Didn't, wouldn't, change a thing. Dried basil just wouldn't cut it here.

This is a tasty dish, as long as you use it as a side-dish...I think eating this alone may be boring. I used it for a side to chicken parmigiana when we had some guests over for dinner. I didn...

VERY GOOD!!! I sauteed the olive oil, butter, basil and garlic in a large pan on low heat while the pasta cooked. Then added the pasta and tossed with the parm - sooooo yummy! I added leftove...

Very easy and tasty! To make it a bit healthier I used organic wheat fettucine, took out the butter entirely and also tossed in a chopped tomato from my garden. Delicious, cheap, easy and low-ca...