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Garlic and Thai Basil Spaghetti

Rated as 2.83 out of 5 Stars

"A simple, flavorful pasta dish with fresh Thai basil, garlic, a splash of fish sauce, and grated provolone."
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servings 384
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Place spaghetti in pot, and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and return spaghetti to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, place butter, olive oil, garlic, basil, fish sauce, and salt into a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. Stir garlic and basil mixture into cooked spaghetti until evenly coated. Sprinkle half of the provolone on top, then stir until the cheese has melted. Sprinkle the remaining cheese, and stir.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 384 calories; 18 42.9 12 27 463 Full nutrition

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This didn't work for us. We thought the taste was too bland, probably because I didn't use enough basil. The recipe needs to be more specific about how much (i.e. packed, rough weight). I mig...

This was very good, but too much garlic. I used 3 cloves and even THAT was too much. I'll use only 2 cloves next time.

Fabulous recipe! I followed the recipe exactly except I had to sub in mozzarella for the provolone. I measured my Thai basil by loosely packing it into my measuring cup and I think it was th...

I used 12 ounces dry spaghetti instead of 16. Also added some Parmesan cheese. We liked the garlic amount. Really good, Thanks .