Easy and Quick Dinner Ideas For Friends and Family


Are you looking for a superbly delectable and quick dinner recipe for friends and family reunion? Do you want to cook dinner by yourself instead of ordering from the five-star restaurants? Then this recipe is the best dinner recipe idea that you can make easily and quickly at home with minimal time duration.

This Garlic Spaghetti is a mouth-watering and delicious recipe that you can cook for your kids, friends, and family members. To cook this recipe, you will require 10 minutes of preparation time and 30 minutes for cooking the entire meals for your family members. Thus, it is a time saving and amazingly delicious dinner recipe that helps you not only invest your whole time in meal prep but also help you get time for other important things like decoration and all.

Garlic Spaghetti – Quick Dinner Recipe

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This Garlic Spaghetti recipe is fulfilling, and cravings satisfy meals that will not make anyone think about pizzas and burgers. The ingredients shown below can be enough for four servings, however, if you want to make more than increasing the quantity of ingredients accordingly.

Let’s now look for the recipe, what are the ingredients are required, and how to make it.


6 Cloves of Garlic, separated in two portions

¼ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, separated in two portions

½ Cup of Crumbs of Panko Bread

¼ teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes

1 lb. of Spaghetti, dry

Salt to Taste

1 tablespoon of salted Butter

3 Minced Anchovy Filets, oil-packed

½ Lemon Juice

½ Lemon Zest

1/3 cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese

1/3 Cup of Chopped Parsley Leaves


Instruction To Make Garlic Spaghetti:

  • First mince the garlic cloves. Now take a large skillet and put it on medium to high heat and heat three tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil. Now add the Panko crumbs, minced cloves of garlic and season them with red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt. Cook them until the bread crumbs become golden brown, and garlic start to fragrant, for about 3 minutes. Now remove the bread crumbs from the skillet on a paper-lined on a plate and wipe out the skillet.
  • Again, finely slice the remaining garlic cloves. Now place a large pot on high heat filled with salted water and bring it to boil. Cook the spaghetti as per the directions mentioned on the packaging, and reserve aside a cup of pasta water.
  • Meanwhile, lower the skillet to medium heat, then add the butter and remaining tbsp of olive oil. When butter melted, add sliced anchovies and garlic cloves. Cook them until the garlic becomes fragrant, and anchovies get dissolved, for 2 minutes. Lower the heat to medium-low until the pasta cook.
  • Remove the water and add pasta to the skillet. Toss and stir in parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and zest. If needed, add the separated pasta water for thickening the sauce. Stir and toss with chopped parsley leaves and 3/4 of the prepared bread crumbs. Garnish the plate with remaining prepared Panko bread crumbs and serve immediately.

I hope this recipe will help out in making your kids, family, and friends tummy happy. This mouth-watering dish has become remarkable in your family and friend’s mind.


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