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A type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands.
- ‘You may vary the sauce as you wish, from tomato to cream, adding mushrooms or black olives or spinach; or you may mix the sauce with different types of noodles, like spaghetti or angel hair or vermicelli.’
- ‘Today was spent doing stuff around the house like laundry and getting lunches ready for the week (garlic lemon chicken, angel hair pasta, carrots, green salad and fruit).’
- ‘They both knew how to cook, courtesy of their parents teaching them at a young age, and they pulled together chicken piccata, angel hair pasta, and boiled carrots.’
- ‘We were sitting in Caffe Grazie, a restaurant where Ross dines so regularly that the establishment has on its electronic till a key for her preferred angel hair pasta dish.’
- ‘Try angel hair pasta with olive oil and crushed garlic, along with fresh green beans, lightly steamed and without butter.’
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