Spaghetti alla diavola

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Pasta: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1998

  • About

Diavola, meaning devil in Italian, refers to any dish that has been enlivened with chilli peppers and garlic. Sometimes simple is better, so here is a recipe that is simply spicy, garlicky and good.


  • 500 g (1 lb) dried spaghetti
  • 250 ml (8


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add a splash of oil to stop the pasta sticking and cook the spaghetti according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and chilli flakes and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until the garlic starts to brown slightly. Drain the pasta and toss in