Cooking for One

Parmesan, Garlic, Chili Pasta

image :  Parmesan, Garlic, Chili Pasta


  • 4 oz (125g) fresh pasta (such as fettuccine or angle hair)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sambal oelek (chili paste)
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese


Cook pasta in large saucepan over boiling salted water for about 3 minutes or until al dente.

Heat oil in medium frying pan over low heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in sambal, parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper. Spoon cooked pasta into frying pan with a little of the cooking water. Add Parmesan cheese and toss to combine. Serves 1.