Haitian Breakfast Spaghetti with Hot Dogs

Haitian Spaghetti with Hot Dogs


  • 1lb Spaghetti
  • (EGR Addition) 1 Habanero 
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 cup White Onion (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme (fresh, leaves only, can use dried)
  • 5 Chicken hot dogs (can use tuna or cooked ground beef, if you prefer)
  • 1  1/2 tablespoon Chicken Bouillon Powder or 1 Cube
  • Salt to taste
  • 1  1/2 cups Reserved Pasta Water
  • Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
  • Crushed Red Pepper (to taste-optional)


Boil pasta according to package. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of the pasta water for later use.

In a heavy large saucepan, heat oil and add tomato sauce or ketchup. (if using ketchup add 1 additional tablespoon)  Cook tomato paste for 3 - 4 minutes while stirring occasionally.  Add garlic, onion, thyme and sausage and cook for 4 minutes while stirring to blend. Add chicken bouillon and stir.  Add pasta and stir to blend while gradually adding the pasta water.  Lower heat and cover and cook for another 4-5 minutes.  Add crushed red pepper if using.  Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Serve hot.

(source) http://www.glahaiti.org/haitian-recipes