• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 300-400g spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 pieces sausage or turkey ham, chopped
  • 7-8 cili padi, chopped
  • 5 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 fresh shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • For the pesto sauce:
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • A handful of basil leaves, use leaves only
  • 1 heaped tablespoon pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (extra) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese


  1. Cook spaghetti according to instructions given on the packet. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a saucepan and fry the pine nuts until lightly golden. Remove the nuts.
  3. Combine the fried nuts, basil leaves, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender. Whiz to process the mixture adding the extra olive oil gradually while blending the ingredients. Pour out the sauce into a bowl and mix in parmesan cheese.
  4. Heat olive oil in a saucepan and fry garlic until lightly browned. Add sausage or turkey ham and fry till heated through.
  5. Add both types of mushrooms and cook until well combined. Add cili padi and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Pour in the prepared pesto sauce and add the spaghetti. Stir and fry until well combined. Dish out and serve.

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