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Simple Pasta Recipes For Garlic Lovers - Worth The Bad Breath!

Garlic tastes divine with pasta and any garlic lover would be a happy camper with just a simple bowl of aglio olio. Garlic pasta dishes range from simple and slightly oily, to creamy and full of chunky ingredients. Whether you're a fan of meat, fish or vegetables on your pasta, garlic is a great flavor to bind everything together into one fantastic dish.  


Creamy Garlic Pasta (Buns in My Oven)

This Creamy Garlic Pasta recipe from Buns in My Oven is a great dish for foodies who love creamy pasta sauces. The combination of garlic, butter, chicken stock, Parmesan and heavy cream result in a silky, tasty sauce that coats linguine pasta perfectly. The chopped parsley gives a nice freshness to the dish as well as a dose of healthy color.

"I love this recipe, because it’s an easy one pot dish! If you’re looking for a garlic sauce for pasta, look no further! You’ll love how easy this is to prepare!"


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 8 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

via Creamy Garlic Pasta (Buns in My Oven)


One Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta (Yellow Bliss Road)

Yellow Bliss Road's One Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta is a great recipe to whip up if you're craving for a pasta dish that's a cross between oil-based and creamy. Though this recipe doesn't call for cream, melted Parmesan and butter gives this a creamy consistency. The lemon wakes up the flavor of garlic and balances our the sharpness of Parmesan, resulting in a heavenly dish.

"Getting a meal on the table in 20 minutes can be a challenge, but with this easy one Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta, it doesn’t have to be. Pasta, lemon and garlic all cook together in one pan – making clean-up a snap!"


  • 1 pound (16 oz. box) Linguine, uncooked
  • ¼ cup butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic or 4 cloves, finely chopped
  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh herbs like parsley or basil
  • 1 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups water

via One Pan Lemon Garlic Pasta (Yellow Bliss Road)


Spaghetti Aglio Olio (The Live-in Kitchen)

This Spaghetti Aglio Olio recipe from The Live-in Kitchen is as simple as any garlic pasta could get - pasta tossed over thinly sliced garlic cloves heated in olive oil and seasoned with salt and garlic. A sprinkle of chopped parsley and red pepper on top and you're in for a delicious pasta dish that showcases the round flavors of garlic. 

"This pasta is simple when other things seem complicated. A little oil, garlic, and pasta and you have an inexpensive and satisfying dinner. I like to add a sprinkling of red pepper flakes and parmesan cheese to the top of mine."


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Parsley, chopped (optional)

via Spaghetti Aglio Olio (The Live-in Kitchen)


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