Beef Aglio Olio (Restaurant Style)

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INGREDIENTS

  • 400 GRAMS SPAGHETTI
  • 6 BEEF BACON OR SMOKED BEEF
  • 1 TEASPOON OLIVE OIL
  • 6 – 7 CLOVES GARLIC (FINELY CHOPPED)
  • 70 GR OR 3 TABLESPOON CHOPPED ONION
  • 3/4 TEASPOON CHILI (FLAKES)
  • 3/4 TEASPON CUT CHILI PADI
  • 1/4 CUP PARSLEY (FRESH , FINELY CHOPPED)

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Instructions

  • Boil Spaghetti In Salted Water As Per Package Directions Until Al Dente. Reserve Cup Of The Pasta Water Before Draining The Pasta.
  • While The Pasta Is Boiling, Heat A Large Pan Or Skillet And Add The Diced Bacon To It. Cook Till The Bacon Is Slightly Crisp And Light Brown. Remove Bacon On A Plate With A Slotted Spoon, Reserving Bacon Fat In The Pan. Leave The Flame On.
  • Add Olive Oil To The Pan, If Using, Along With The Chopped Garlic, Onion And Chili Padi. Saute For A Minute Or So And Add The Chili Flakes. Cook For 30 Seconds And Add The Reserved Pasta Water. Bring This To A Boil And Continue Boiling Till The Liquid Reduces By Half.
  • Add Spaghetti, Salt And Bacon To The Pan, And Cook Till The Liquid Is Reduced To A Thick Sauce Which Coats The Pasta. Stir In Parsley And Let It Rest For Five Minutes Before Serving.