Vegan Nigerian Jollof Spaghetti Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Nigerian Jollof Spaghetti Recipe

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Vegan Nigerian Jollof Spaghetti Recipe
Chef Jade_VEGAN NIGERIAN JOLLOF SPAGHETTI

VEGAN NIGERIAN JOLLOF SPAGHETTI

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Nigerian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Large pot
  • Skillet or frying pan
  • Wooden spoon or spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz 225g spaghetti
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup vegetable broth or water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • In a skillet or frying pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and garlic to the skillet and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the chopped red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and tomatoes to the skillet. Cook for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are softened.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, paprika, curry powder, thyme, dried basil, and dried oregano. Mix well to coat the vegetables.
  • Add the vegetable broth or water to the skillet and bring the mixture to a simmer. Let it cook for about 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss well to coat the spaghetti with the sauce. Cook for another 5 minutes to allow the spaghetti to absorb the flavors.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro or parsley if desired.
  • Serve the Nigerian Jollof Spaghetti hot as a main dish or side dish.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 10g | Total Carbohydrates: 50g | Dietary Fiber: 4g | Protein: 8g

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