Pasta Aglio E Olio

1/2 cup olive oil
3 to 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes (less or more to taste)
1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley


Bring water to boil and cook pasta.

While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in skillet.  Add garlic and cook
on low for 1 minute. Do not brown. Add hot red pepper flakes to taste.

Drain pasta and add to pan. Toss to coat with oil and sprinkle with
fresh ground black pepper and chopped parsley.  Serve as a side with
Veal Piccata, Breaded Chicken breasts or Italian Roasted Chicken.

NOTE:  Cook some broccoli in the pasta water and cool in ice water.

Just before serving toss the broccoli with the garlic and oil and pour over pasta. Toss and serve.