Spicy Smoky Spag Bol

0:35 m

Some of us like to make all of our food SPICY. We just can’t help it! Tropical Sun sent us some of their award-winning Jamaican Jerk Seasoning so we got BUSY creating the spicy Spag Bol you didn’t know you need. Fusion food at its finest!

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For the recipe

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp sun-dried tomato oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp Tropical Sun Jamaican Jerk Seasoning - or more depending on how hot you like it! <item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp tomato purée<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>6 spring onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 sun-dried tomatoes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 garlic cloves<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>300g plant-based mince<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>175ml red wine<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 400g can of chopped tomatoes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 bay leaf<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> sugar to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100ml pasta water<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>400g spaghetti<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> salt to taste<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Large pan for spaghetti | Large saute pan | Microplane

Prepare the ingredients

  • Trim and finely dice the spring onion
  • Finely slice the sun dried tomatoes
  • Peel and grate the garlic

Make the bolognese sauce

  • Add the oils to a large pan and warm over a medium heat
  • Add the spring onion and a pinch of salt to the pan and stir for 1 minute
  • Add the garlic and sun dried tomatoes to the pan and stir for 2 minutes
  • Break the plant-based mince into the pan and stir for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the Tropical Sun Jamaican Jerk Seasoning and tomato puree and stir for 2 minutes
  • Add the red wine to the pan, turn up the heat, stir to combine and simmer for 4-5 minutes
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and the bay leaf to the pan, stir to combine, reduce the heat, put the lid on slightly ajar and leave to simmer for approximately 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent the sauce from catching
  • Taste the sauce and season with salt, pepper and sugar

Prepare the spaghetti

  • As the sauce simmers, cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water for 8-9 minutes (or 1 minute under packet instructions)
  • Save 100ml of pasta water

Prepare to serve

  • Drain the pasta and transfer it to the sauce pot with the reserved pasta water
  • Use tongs to twist the spaghetti into the sauce to cover and coat

Time to serve

  • Plate up the spaghetti, dress the plate with rocket, sprinkle over nutritional yeast, season with cracked black pepper and serve immediately
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