A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big everything else: flavor, creativity, wow factor. Psst—we don't count water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (specifically, 1/2 cup or less of olive oil, vegetable oil, and butter), since we're guessing you have those covered. This week, we’re showing scallions the love they deserve.
Italian aglio e olio is as simple as pasta sauce gets. In English, it translates to garlic and oil—and that’s just what it is: minced garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, hot spaghetti. Red pepper flakes are a probable bonus. Parsley, too.