Spaghetti with creamy aglio e olio and almonds



  • 7 to 9 oz spaghetti (240g)
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 1/4 cup chives
  • 1/2 cup almonds chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 + 1/8 cup cooking water from spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese for serving


40 minutes
  • 1In a large pan, bring water to a boil. Add salt and oil.
  • 2In a skillet heat olive oil and add garlic. Cook until garlic starts to get golden brown.
  • 3Remove from heat. Add chives, parsley and almonds.
  • 4Add butter. When butter is completely melted, add heavy cream.
  • 5When water begins to boil, add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions.
  • 6When pasta is almost ready remove 1/2 + 1/8 cup cooking water from spaghetti and mix with sauce. Stir a little and bring sauce to a boil.
  • 7Drain spaghetti and mix with sauce.
  • 8Serve with parmesan cheese.
  • 9
What do you think about this recipe?
facebook fna page image

More recipes