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Haitian Chef Lovely

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Chef Lovely’s Haitian Spaghetti

Pasta dish with meat and vegetables


1 lb  barilla spaghetti

1/2 lb of turkey sausage

1/2 of smoked herring

Small red and yellow onion, sliced

1 yellow and red bell pepper, sliced

8 oz tomato sauce

1/2 scotch bonnet, minced

1 tbs of epis

1 tbs of chopped garlic

2 sprigs of thyme

4 tbs of olive oil

2 tbs of butter

Parmesan cheese (optional )

4 cups of water

3 tbs of salt

1 tbs of pepper


In a large pot add 4 cups of water, 1 tbs of olive oil and 2 tbs of salt to a boil

Add 1 lb of barilla spaghetti to the water and cook for 8 minutes

Drain the spaghetti and set aside

In a pot, add 3 tbs of olive oil, sauté  the sausage and smoked herring for about 2 -3 minutes

Add tomato sauce, epis, garlic, scotch bonnet, peppers, thyme and couple of spoons of water from the boiling spaghetti

Add cooked spaghetti. Mix well

Reduce the heat, add 2 tbs of butter, black pepper and onions. Let simmer for 4 minutes then serve (with Parmesan cheese, optional)

Serving : 4 | Prep time : 10 mins   Cook : 20 mins  |  Ready : 30 min