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Lisa’s Pasta with Aglio e Olio

Craving spaghetti but eager to try something other than the classic butter and cheese or tomato sauce? When Lisa has this craving she turns to her pasta con aglio e olio– pasta with garlic and olive oil. A simple and delicious recipe, Lisa adds peperoncino for an added kick. Check out  Lisa’s Tik Tok, Instagram, and Facebook for a video to watch her make it!

Lisa’s Pasta with Aglio e Olio Ingredients:


12 cloves of garlic sliced, length wise

1 tablespoon crushed red pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 ½ cups of olive oil

1 lb spaghetti

Pasta con Aglio e Olio

Lisa’s Pasta with Aglio e Olio Directions:

Cook the spaghetti according to directions. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil with the garlic until the garlic is golden, approximately 3-4 minutes. Add the crushed red pepper. Place the spaghetti in the large frying pan with the olive oil and coat or toss well. Serve.Pasta con Aglio e Olio

Pasta con Aglio e Olio


  • Lisa Caponigri

    Lisa Caponigri is the author of This is Sunday Dinner and Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?, published by Sterling Epicure. Both of Lisa's cookbooks brim with her memories of living in Italy, both as a child and as an adult raising her own family, anecdotes about her family, regional and seasonal Italian specialties, and all the advice needed to get a spectacular Sunday Dinner on the table, every Sunday of the year. She has developed a line of prepared foods and sauces called Lisa’s Italian Kitchen. Lisa debuted on HSN and has appeared on QVC. She has also appeared on a variety of television programs, including Seattle's New Day Northwest, Good Morning Toronto, Chicago's WGNLunchbreak, and New England Cooks, to name a few. Lisa is frequently consulted as an expert in Italian lifestyle and food. Lisa Caponigri lives in South Bend, IN and travels frequently to Italy to research the latest in "la dolce vita". Visit to learn more about Lisa!

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