Spaghetti hotdog Good Cook

This recipe, courtesy of Ramona at Curry and Comfort, combines two of your kids’ favorite foods: spaghetti and hot dogs. Add in veggies like onions and bell peppers and the result is a delicious hearty meal that requires only one pot. Hooray for easy clean-ups!

Ingredients:
1 packet of hot dogs (I used good quality all beef hot dogs with no nitrates)
1 medium onion chopped (save some for garnish)
1 green bell pepper chopped (save some for garnish)
1 large jar of prepared spaghetti sauce
2 cloves garlic grated
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp sugar- if needed
red chili flakes to taste
salt and black pepper to taste
2Tbs canola oil

Garnish: Diced bell pepper, onions, Parmesan cheese

Method:
1. Cook pasta in well-salted water according to package directions. Drain and set aside in a colander. In the same pot, you cooked the spaghetti, heat 2 Tbs canola oil and saute onions and bell pepper with a little salt on medium heat.

2. When onions begin to soften add garlic, black pepper, dried oregano, dried basil and red chili flakes. Saute for another 2 minutes. Next, add the cut up hot dogs and saute for 2 minutes.

3. Next add jar pasta sauce, sugar (if needed) and adjust salt. Simmer with lid on for 15-20 minutes on medium-low heat. Finally, add cooked pasta and toss well in the sauce for 2-3 minutes. Garnish with onions and peppers. Enjoy.

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The recipe and photo come to us courtesy of Ramona from Curry and Comfort. Check out her website for more awesome recipe ideas by clicking here.