The Filipino Food Channel
Filipino cooking has had a tradition of cooking a foreign dish but substituting ingredients available in the market and suiting the taste to the Filipino palate. Our version of the Italian spaghetti is sweeter than the original, uses canned processed meat and employs cheddar cheese instead of the traditional Parmesan.
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- 1 tbsp Crisco Vegetable Oil
- 1/2 lbs hotdog; sliced thinly
- 1 can Argentina Luncheon Meat; cut into small cubes
- 1 pc medium onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 cups Hunts Spaghetti Sauce
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 5 tbsp heavy cream
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- salt and pepper
- 1 pack PAGASA Spaghetti Pasta
- Kraft Cheddar Cheese Easy Open Can
- In a large pan, fry the hotdogs and luncheon meat until lightly browned. Set aside.
- Using the same pan, sauté the onions and garlic. Add back the hotdogs and luncheon meat.
- Mix the spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, heavy cream, and sugar with the meats. Season with salt and pepper.
- Cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
- While the sauce is cooking, prepare the pasta according to package instructions.
- Pour the meat sauce over your cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with a generous helping of cheddar cheese.