This simple recipe for Garlic Spaghetti is easy to throw together and requires just a few ingredients. Tossed with garlic, lemon, parsley, and ricotta, this will be your new go-to side dish recipe.
Ricotta salata is a salty, mild-flavored cheese with a crumbly texture similar to feta.
Cook spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions. Reserve 1⁄2 cup pasta water; drain remaining water.
Heat oil in same pot over medium-high. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Stir in pasta water, parsley, zest, and spaghetti; toss to coat. Season spaghetti with salt, black pepper, and pepper flakes, then stir in ricotta salata.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 17mg 5%
Sodium 211mg 8%
Carbs 43g 14%
Fiber 1g 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.