Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Garlic Parsley Spaghetti

I am addicted to food magazines.  Kids are tempted by all the candy, gum and toys in the check-out lanes at the store.  Me?  It's those magazines. The ones with the delicious looking desserts in particular.   My husband just rolls his eyes and asks "Didn't you just buy one of those?  Do you really need another?!"  I simply respond "Yes - I NEEDED it"
To make him realize I really do use the recipes I find, I made this pasta dish the other night.  It was very simple to make and it tasted very good.  
I am not much of a sauce lover so this was perfect. 
I added chicken because I thought it would be a nice touch.  Honestly, I think next time I'd leave it out and add a few tomatoes.  I think they would add nice texture and color!
Garlic Parsley Spaghetti
(Taste of Home, Evelyn Sparish)
1 pkg (16 oz) thin spaghetti
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 c. olive oil
1/2 c. minced fresh parsley
Cook spaghetti according to package directions.  Meanwhile, in skillet, lightly brown garlic in oil over medium heat.  Drain spaghetti; add to skillet.  Sprinkle with parsley.  Toss to coat.
*I wanted to add these photos of my LKH.  He had some leftover mac and cheese with dinner and decided to make his own creation.  Yes, those are grapes and pineapple mixed in - with some fresh bread crumbled on top of his spaghetti and macaroni.  "Ben's Famous Cheesey Crust" is what he called it.  I don't mind that he mixes up his food every once in a while, but I do insist that he eats it.  He seemed to enjoy it!