Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

This is a very simple recipe.
This might even become your specialty dish.

Ingredients: Serves 1.5

100 g
Bacon (1 cm thick cut)
2 strips
Maitake mushroom (large enough to remove the roots)
1/2 pack
Olive oil
3 tablespoons
Garlic (crushed, skin removed)
2 cloves
Red chiles (seeds removed)
Parsley (fresh or dried OK)
a small amount
a small amount


1. Start by cooking the pasta! At the same time, heat olive oil in a pan, then cook the garlic at low heat until fragrant.
2. Add the maitake mushrooms to the pasta pan 4 minutes before it finishes cooking.
3. Add bacon and red chili to the pan.
4. Once the pasta has cooked, add about 50 ml of pasta water to the pan and drain the pasta. Add the parsley and salt to the pan.
5. Mix well, combining the olive oil and the pasta water. Mix quickly, until it becomes whitish like the picture above and emulsifies.
6. Add the pasta and toss in the sauce. Transfer to your serving plate and...
7. It's all finished! Garnish with parsley for the perfect look!
8. If you feel the taste is a bit lacking, adjust with salt.

Story Behind this Recipe

I posted this recipe that I wrote on my blog.
Mushrooms and bacon go well together...
I thought it would definitely be delicious.
Use whatever type of mushrooms you like.