Easy Pantry Spaghetti Recipe

with 12 Cloves of Garlic

A vegan pasta from garlic-head.com

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Try this Simple Garlic Spaghetti, made with 12 whole cloves!  We cook them in stages to ensure a pleasant (not biting) flavor.  It’s the perfect healthy weeknight dish!

Prep Time: 10 Min

1– 1 lb spaghetti – Salt –  ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil – 12 cloves of garlic – 1 tsp red pepper flakes – ¼ cup  parsley – Juice of ½  lemon

Cook Time: 10 Min


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Continue through this story for the instructions for this quick & easy vegan pasta recipe, done in just 30 minutes!

Step 1

Cover a medium sized pot of water and bring to a boil on the stovetop, adding about 1 TBS salt to season the water.

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Step 2

Use the back of a large knife to smash down each clove. Slide the skin off and carefully mince each clove into pieces. Add a pinch of salt and mash once more. Divide the minced pile in thirds.

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Step 3

Heat ¼ cup olive oil in a cast iron skillet over low and add ⅔  of the garlic. Cook on low for about 10 minutes, stirring at consistent intervals to ensure it does not burn.

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Step 4

Add pasta to a boiling pot of water and cook. Reserve  ½ cup of pasta cooking water. Pour pasta back into the pot.

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Step 5

Remove cast iron skillet from heat and stir in more olive oil,  raw garlic, red pepper, parsley, & lemon.  Stir to coat with pasta. Add reserved water as needed. 

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