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Haitian spaghetti topped with peppers, basil, and onions on white bowl

Quick & Easy Haitian - Style Spaghetti

True to Goodness Haitian Spaghetti recipe the entire family will enjoy. No need for store-bought sauce as this recipe is made with a homemade tomato sauce, onions and fresh herbs.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Haitian, International
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 People
Calories 446kcal


  • 1 Pack Kielbasa Sausage
  • 1 Onion Sliced
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Parsley Chopped
  • 6 Sprigs Fresh Thyme Sprigs
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Box Spaghetti
  • 9 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • 2 Cups Pasta Water
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste
  • 2 Tbsp. Haitian Epis


  • Slice the sausage, onion and bell pepper. Set aside. Then chop the parsley and thyme. Set aside. Next, mince the garlic. Set aside.
    Cook the pasta in accordance to the box but al dente.
    Haitian Spaghetti steps 1-3
  • While the pasta is cooking, in a large pan over medium heat cook the sausage. Remove the meat from the heat once all is cooked and set aside on a plate.
    In the same pan, add the bell pepper, half of the sliced onions, garlic, cook for 1 minute. Stirring constantly. Then add the tomato paste. Stir and well combine. Add ¼ cup of the pasta water to help break down the tomato paste. Add the sausage. Mix well.
    pasta step by step 5-7
  • Reduce heat to low. Add the pasta, Epis, Salt and pepper to taste, chopped parsley and thyme, and the remaining pasta water. Mix well.
    Cover and let cook for 2 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
    Haitian spaghetti topped with peppers, basil, and onions on white bowl



  1. When making this recipe, best to use the following pasta type: Spaghetti, linguine,  or vermicelli. Angel Hair cooks fast and can be mushy. 
  2. Use the pasta water to help add moisture to the pasta as it cooks, as well as to dissolve the tomato paste. 
  3. Dry herbs are fine to use, but fresh herbs are best. 
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This recipe was originally posted on July 13, 2020. The pictures and ingredients were updated, video is also included. 
***Calories are estimated per serving***


Serving: 8People | Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 1668mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 2031mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 39mg