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Spaghetti A La Criolla

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Salt to taste
1
lb spaghetti
2
tablespoons oil
1
large yellow onion, diced
3
garlic cloves
1
cup cubanelle or green bell peppers, diced
1/2
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ diced tomatoes
2
cans (8 oz) Muir Glen™ tomato sauce
1/8
teaspoon oregano, ground
1/4
teaspoon white vinegar
3
tablespoons green olives stuffed with peppers, chopped

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Adjust the thickness of the sauce with water as needed.

Spaghetti is one of the preferred pastas in the Dominican Republic, and this Spaghetti a la Criolla or Spaghetti Rojo (Red) is a popular dish. What's interesting about the way Dominicans eat it is that, most times, the spaghetti is accompanied by rice or plantains, making it a very hearty meal. This version doesn't have meat, but the recipe often includes cubed ham, salami or pork chop.

Directions

  • 1 In a pot, bring water to a boil. Add salt to taste and cook the spaghetti for 10-12 minutes or until done to your liking. After it’s cooked, strain the spaghetti and set aside.
  • 2 In a large sauté pan, heat the oil and cook the onion, garlic and pepper until soft, translucent and fragrant. Add the diced tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  • 3 Cook for about 10 minutes.
  • 4 Season with oregano and vinegar.
  • 5 Adjust salt to taste.
  • 6 Add the cooked spaghetti to the pan and cover with sauce.

Spaghetti is one of the preferred pastas in the Dominican Republic, and this Spaghetti a la Criolla or Spaghetti Rojo (Red) is a popular dish. What's interesting about the way Dominicans eat it is that, most times, the spaghetti is accompanied by rice or plantains, making it a very hearty meal. This version doesn't have meat, but the recipe often includes cubed ham, salami or pork chop.

Rate and Comment

Melissa Bailey Melissa Bailey
September 24, 2015

Spaghetti is one of the preferred pastas in the Dominican Republic, and this Spaghetti a la Criolla or Spaghetti Rojo (Red) is a popular dish. What's interesting about the way Dominicans eat it is that, most times, the spaghetti is accompanied by rice or plantains, making it a very hearty meal. This version doesn't have meat, but the recipe often includes cubed ham, salami or pork chop.