- 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 pound angel hair pasta, cooked, pasta water reserved
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- finely grated Parmesan cheese to garnish, optional
- To a large skillet heated over low heat, add the oil, garlic and pepper flakes. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the cooked pasta, salt and pepper and 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta water. Toss to combine. Serve immediately.