Hot Dog Spaghetti!


I had such a fun lunch today! Vegan hot dogs, cut into chunks with spaghetti thread through served with a tomato sauce. Yum and fun!


Its so easy, all you do is defrost the hot dogs (if necessary) and cut into roughly inch long chunks. Take some dried spaghetti and thread about 6 strands through the hot dog chunks. Boil the pasta in a pan of salted boiling water until al dente of cooked according to package directions.

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Meanwhile cook up a tomato sauce. Saute and onion in a teaspoon of olive oil until softened then add a few cloves of crushed garlic and saute for a minute before adding a tin of plum tomatoes. Crush the tomatoes with a wooden spoon and heat until thick and saucy. Season with salt, pepper, a pinch of sugar and herbs if you like. You can use tinned chopped tomatoes, but I think the flavour of even cheap tins of  plum tomatoes is far superior.

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I used 4 vegan hot dogs and 150g spaghetti for two people.




Serves 2 Calories Carbs Fat Protein Sodium Sugar
Per Serving: 602 81 19 31 662 13
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11 Responses to Hot Dog Spaghetti!

  1. So fun to see the hot dogs threaded on the spaghetti. What a great idea!

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  3. What a great idea for making dinner fun! Especially if you have a few little ones around the table. How the heck did you come up with that?? Thanks for visiting my blog today!

    • Poppy says:

      Haha….well my other half saw a picture somewhere of little pieces of hot dog thread through single strands of spaghetti, so this is a kind of spin off from that! Definitely great for the little ones! It certainly pleased the child in me 🙂

  4. alanna says:

    Such a cute idea. My kids would love this!

  5. Jules says:

    I love this idea!

  6. L.Alexandra says:

    I did this just a few weeks ago and we named it octopus spaghetti! So much fun to make.

  7. Preveena says:

    I made this for my daughter’s birthday celebrations, everyone just loved it. It is such a fun idea.

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