cheap family recipes 

feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month

Spaghetti Aglio E Pepperoncino




cheap family recipes logo

spaghetti aglio e pepperoncino

No ratings yet
budget meals
cheap family recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 8p
Calories: 735kcal
Click on the check box to cross off Equipment, Ingredients or Recipe Steps completed.
If you click and buy anything, I may get a small commission on the purchase. It won't cost you anything extra. Some are just things that I like and/or use myself rather than necessarily best value 🙂
If you enjoyed this recipe, would you please consider leaving a review? It would really help


  • 500 g spaghetti
  • 5 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 120 ml oil vegetable, or olive oil if you have it
  • salt and masses of ground black pepper to taste


  • Cook spaghetti as per packet instructions, drain and cover. In a large frying pan or wok (which will take all your cooked pasta) warm the oil, and add the garlic and seasoning.
  • Cook gently for one minute, to flavour the oil but not burn the garlic.
  • Tip all of the cooked pasta into your frying pan stirring with a wooden spoon to coat each piece of spaghetti.
  • Finally tip the dressed pasta into a large serving bowl and garnish with salt and ground black pepper.


Print Friendly, PDF & Email


Nutrition Facts
spaghetti aglio e pepperoncino
Amount Per Serving
Calories 735 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 95g32%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Tried this recipe?Mention @ThriftyLesley or tag #ThriftyLesley !

Why Not Try....?

Vegan Tomato and Basil Soup

Vegan Tomato and Basil Soup

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthVegan Tomato & Basil SoupThis fresh and delicious tomato and basil soup is offered as an alternative option in the Celebration Week Planner, but can be enjoyed at any time, and as it uses tinned...

Creamy Parsnip Soup

Creamy Parsnip Soup

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthCreamy Parsnip SoupCreamy parsnip soup, such a classic Christmas flavour. Easy to make, warming and comforting How Do I Make Creamy Parsnip Soup? This recipe uses frozen parsnips. If you prefer to use...

Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthTomato RelishIf you are following the vegan monthly meal plan, this tangy homemade tomato relish is used as a condiment whenever you would like to use it. There is no particular use specified in the...

Take care of your family and your budget

Before putting together our meal planners we surveyed over 600 people to ask when faced with a tighter budget, which things they would struggle to give up.

Want to know more about how to feed yourself fantastically frugal food?