Spaghetti with colatura di alici

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Spaghetti con la colatura di alici

1
Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the spaghetti – do not season the water with salt
2
Cook until al dente then drain, retaining the pasta water
3
Add the garlic, parsley, chilli and around 3 tbsp of olive oil to a large mixing bowl. Add around 1 tsp of the colatura di alici – the amount needed will depend on the strength of the sauce, which varies widely
4
Add a splash of the hot reserved cooking water to the bowl and mix to combine. Add the drained pasta and toss to coat in the mixture. Taste and adjust with more colatura di alici if needed before serving
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