Filipino spaghetti with hot dog and quick melt cheese is a quintessential dish for children’s birthday parties.
Sliced Hot Dogs
Salt & Pepper
In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Set aside.
Heat oil in a heavy-bottom pan. Add onions. Once translucent, add garlic. Cook until fragrant.
Add tomato paste and banana ketchup. Stir everything together and cook for about a minute until mixture has slightly thickened.
Add ground beef. Stir to combine with onion mixture. Cook over medium heat until browned. Add sliced hot dogs. Cook for another minute.
Add jarred marinara sauce. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Slightly cover pot and let mixture simmer for 20-30 minutes.
Add sugar and optional chicken base. Stir to dissolve. Simmer for another 10-15 minutes while you cook the pasta.
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