15-Minute Pasta Aglio e Olio With Toasty Breadcrumbs

15-Minute Pasta Aglio e Olio With Toasty Breadcrumbs | Killing Thyme — This easy peasy weeknight wonder is full of garlicky goodness with a punch of chili heat. Toasted breadcrumbs add extra nom-factor.


  • 1 lb angel hair pasta can substitute spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic thinly sliced
  • 3 crushed dried chili peppers can substitute with chili flakes; 1/2 tsp+ chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley finely chopped


  1. Toss the breadcrumbs and parsley in a small, dry saucepan. Toast over medium-low heat until the breadcrumbs are golden brown. Stir frequently to prevent burning. Always keep a close eye on the breadcrumbs, because once they start to brown, they brown very quickly! Once the breadcrumbs are golden and fragrant, set aside.
  2. Bring salted water to a boil and add the pasta. Boil for approx. 2 minutes or until almost al dente (refer to packaging for timing — different noodles vary in cooking time, but angel hair doesn't take long to cook). Ladle a spoonful or two of pasta water into a separate bowl and set aside; drain pasta.
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