Unlike any other spaghetti recipe Filipino Style Spaghetti is quite different and simple, no herbs and no other spices and a little bit sweet cause it is really cooked specially for kids, famous for every events, parties and celebrations in Philippines. It is very simple recipe and you don’t have to be an expert to prepare and cook this Filipino Style dish.
As I told you, this is a very simple dish, so I decided to share to you my own version of Filipino Style Spaghetti with a twist. I’m sure your kids love this. Enjoy!!
1 lb. uncooked spaghetti
1 lb. ground beef
3-4 pcs. Filipino hotdogs, sliced diagonally
1 pc. bell pepper, seeded, cored and chopped
1 pc. medium onion, peeled, diced
3 cloves garlic, peeled, minced
½-1 cup quick-melt cheese, shredded
1 cup beef broth
1 cup banana ketchup
2 cups tomato sauce
1/2 cup tomato paste
1 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. cooking oil
¼ tsp. salt or salt to taste
¼ tsp. pepper or pepper to taste
Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water in a pot over medium heat, let it cook for about 7 to 9 minutes or until firm to bite then drain well.
Heat oil in a large saucepan then add the sliced hot dogs and stir occasionally, for about 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned and remove from pan and set aside.
In a pan, add onions, garlic, and bell peppers. Cook until softened. Then add the ground beef and cook, stir occasionally and break into small pieces, for about 7 to 10 minutes until lightly browned. Drain any excess fat.
Add the beef broth, ketchup, tomato sauce, tomato paste and sugar then stir in.
Bring to a boil and lower heat to simmer, cover for about one hour or until meat is fully cooked and sauce is thickened. If sauce is getting too thick, add water as needed.
In the last 10 minutes of cooking, add browned hot dogs.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and top your shredded cheese.
Serve with your family and friends,
Share and Enjoy!!!