Filipino Spaghetti

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I love trying different cuisines. This is a good one. Quite sweet and spicy.

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10 Min
20 Min
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4 slice
hot dogs cut into chunks
1/2 lb
ground beef
1 tsp
each salt and pepper
1 medium
onion chopped
4 clove
garlic minced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
3 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 c
red wine
1/2 c
banana ketchup (filipino ketchup)
1 l
can crushed tomatoes
2 Tbsp
fish sauce
1 tsp
dried oregano
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
8 oz
fresh cilantro for garnish


1Cook the bacon in a large saute pan. Remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Add the hot dogs to the bacon grease and brown. Remove from pan and set aside.

2Add the beef with salt and pepper and brown. Add the onions and garlic and saute until onions are softened. Add the tomato paste and mix well. Add the wine and scrap up the bits from pan. Let cook until reduced by half. Add the tomatoes, banana ketchup, fish sauce, oregano and brown sugar.

3Let simmer until thickened about 20 minutes. Add the hotdogs back to pan. Meanwhile cook the spaghetti and drain. Serve with sauce over spaghetti sprinkle with crumbled bacon and garnish with cilantro

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Filipino