Spaghetti Napolitan スパゲッティーナポリタン

February 21, 2017

Sounds like Italian pasta, but it’s actually Japanese style pasta. This dish is very popular in old fashioned coffee shops in Japan. In the old days when there are no modern coffee shops, people like to hang around for a cup of syphon coffee and a cigarette . These little coffee shops serve some traditional western style Japanese dishes such as omelette rice, curry rice, hotcakes, sandwiches and a variety of coffee. This is a simple and tasty dish that you can always cook at home.

Ingredients serves 2

200g 1.7mm spaghetti

½ onion, sliced

2 Japanese green pepper, sliced 

2 wiener sausages or bacon, sliced

250ml tomato juice

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (中濃醬汁)

3 tablespoons ketchup

50ml fresh milk

10g butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper

cheese powder to taste



  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package instruction.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat up butter and olive oil in a frying pan, add the onions. When they are wilted, add sausages and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add tomato juice, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, green pepper and cook until the pepper is tender.
  4. Drain the cooked pasta and add to the frying pan. Add milk and stir to coat the spaghetti with the tomato sauce.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Serve topped with cheese powder.

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