Cook the pasta according to package directions for al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the oil and garlic in a large sauté pan over medium heat, let garlic brown just a little.
Drain the pasta, reserving some of the water. Toss the pasta in the pan with the oil, salt, pepper and parsley. If it looks too dry, add a little of the pasta water. Add the cheese and toss again. Serve immediately, passing extra cheese. Add bread sticks and a salad and you have a full meal ready for 4, under $15.