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Ultimate Spaghetti Napolitan AKA Japanese Ketchup Pasta

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


2 Servings



About the Recipe

Japanese Spaghetti Napolitan isn't one for sticklers for tradition. But if you love your pasta and you love a plate of pure pasta comfort food now and again, this is definitely a dish you should try!


1 small onion

1 clove of garlic

1/3 green bell pepper 

1/3 red bell pepper

4 button mushrooms

5 frankfurter sausages

for the sauce:

1/2 tin of plum tomatoes, (1 tin = 400g / 14 oz)

4 tbsp of tomato ketchup

1 tbsp of brown sauce (I use Bull-dog brown sauce)

50g / 2 ozcheddar cheese

1 tbsp vegetable oil

some salt & pepper

some basil or parsely for topping


cut off the both ends of the onion, then halve and slice

slice the bell peppers

peel and finely slice the garlic clove

slice the mushrooms

slice the frankfurter sausages diagonally

put the tinned tomatoes in a bowl.  add the tomato kechup & brown sauce. (if the tinned plum tomatoes are whole, you will need to cut them up.)  mix well

grate the cheddar cheese into a second bowl

heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan. add all the chopped vegetables and sausages and stir fry for about 5 minutes over a medium heat or until the sasuges are cooked

season with a little salt & pepper to taste

meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a saucepan according to the packet instruction and drain

back to the frying pan, pour in the sauce mixture and mix well. next, add the grated cheese. then, add the drained spaghetti and mix together well

sprinkle over the parsley or basil. serve immediately

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