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Delicious and easy to make Portuguese style spaghetti with chouriço sausage.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Style Chouriço Spaghetti Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Style Chouriço Spaghetti Recipe

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Posted in: Pasta Recipes
Mon, Nov 30, 2015
5 out of 5 with 97 ratings
Views: 62076


2 large onions, sliced and cut into quarters2 tablespoons of olive oil2 tablespoons minced garlic1 pound ground beef1 pound ground Linguica or Chouriço (Portuguese Sausage)1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon black pepper1 28oz can crushed tomatoes, ground peeled (Chunky Style)¼ cup soy sauce½ teaspoon dry basil1 pound spaghetti, cooked in water
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    • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with a little oil to keep it moist. Set aside.
    • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat add olive oil and sauté onions and garlic until translucent, about 10 minutes.
    • Add the meat and chouriço, salt and pepper and sauté until browned, about 10 minutes.
    • Add the crushed tomato, soy sauce and basil and bring to a simmer.
    • Simmer for an hour stirring occasionally.
    • Combine spaghetti with sauce and serve.
    Recipe Credit: Kevin Cordeiro, everydayportuguese.com
    Photo Credit: eatliverun.com


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    Doris - Monday, September 13, 2021, 1 Month ago
    Just taste tested the sauce - been simmering for almost an hour - it’s very good!!!!

    Doris - Monday, September 13, 2021, 1 Month ago
    I am skeptical about the soy sauce, but willing to give it a shot. Will let you know. I’d tend more toward adding some red wine.

    Duarte - Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 1 Month ago
    Soy sauce the n Portuguese cooking??? Never.

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    H. Teeter - Monday, September 6, 2021, 1 Month ago
    Looks easy, hope it tastes good when I make it.