Spaghetti “El Popular”


El Popular Spaghetti Recipe
El Popular Spaghetti Recipe

Spaghetti “El Popular”

Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus, 2010 Chorizo Contest
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Keyword: Contest, Creative Meals
Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 links (9 oz.) El Popular Chorizo
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • Sugar to taste
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 small jar Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 lb Thin Spaghetti noodles
  • 12 oz Grated Mozzarella
  • 1/2 medium Onion diced
  • 1 can (14.5oz.) diced tomatoes (with Basil, garlic, oregano) drained
  • 1 can (7.75 oz.) tomato sauce (Salsa de Chili Fresco)


  • Remove casing from chorizo. And cook over medium heat in a large skillet for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add garlic half way through cooking.
  • Add diced onion and peppers stirring occasionally over low heat to medium heat.
  • Next add diced tomatoes and spaghetti sauce continues to simmer. Sauce should be thickening.
  • Add water if too thick and sugar to taste. Simmer.
  • Boil noodles according to instruction of box. Drain and add a splash of olive oil.
  • Add 1/2 sauce to noodles and serve with a spoon of remaining sauce on top.
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