spicy pasta

1 lb. whole wheat Fusilli pasta
1/2 tablespoon butter
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, chopped
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped parsley

Boil pasta according to package directions then drain.

Meanwhile, in  a saute pan heat the butter and oil over medium heat.

Add the red pepper flakes and then after 30 seconds add the chopped garlic.  Saute briefly and make sure you do not burn the garlic.

Add the cooked pasta to the pan, season with salt, black pepper and chopped parsley.  Toss to combine.


Serves 6