Quick chili spaghetti


One of those pasta recipes quick and easy to make, but this is a low-fat versions made with plain yogurt.


8 oz pasta (dry wegith, spaghetti, cooked)
1 chili pepper (small, seeded and finely sliced)
2 scallion (sliced)
2 clv garlic (peeled and crushed)
1 T olive oil
1⁄2 c yogurt (low fat plain yogurt)
  salt (to taste)
  pepper (to taste)
  basil (fresh leaves, roughly chopped)


  1. Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and add the chili and garlic.
  3. Sauté over low heat for approximately 2 minute taking care not to burn the garlic. Set aside.
  4. In a bowl add the yogurt, garlic/chili mixture and spring onions. Mix well and season with salt and pepper if necessary.
  5. Add this mixture to the hot spaghetti and mix well. Serve topped with the fresh, chopped basil.


Refreshing! Try it as a summer alternative to the traditional garlic and chili spaghetti.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
30 minutes