Spanish Spaghetti with Salami

Have you ever heard of Spanish Spaghetti?

Being both Dominican and Puerto Rican, this dish has been a staple in my childhood and now adulthood. This spaghetti dish is packed with flavor and will become a favorite in your home! Try out my personal twist on this recipe and let me know what you think in the comments!

What you will need-

  • 16 ounces thin spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 handful diced salami
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sofrito
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 6 oz water
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 8 oz evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup thinly shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Boil your spaghetti in some water with salt and oil
  2. While your pasta is boiling, grab a sauce pan with your olive oil, sofrito and minced shallot
  3. Cook until shallot is golden
  4. Add your salami into your sauce pan and cook until golden brow
  5. Add your seasonings into the saucepan with your tomato sauce and water
  6. Let this simmer so the tomato sauce can take some flavor from those seasonings and the salami
  7. Add your evaporated milk, allow this to simmer together until sauce has thickened. Stir occasionally.
  8. Once your sauce has thickened, add your parmesan cheese, mix It and then your sauce is all set!
  9. Add your pasta into your sauce pain, mix around and let this simmer on low for about 5 mins.
  10. Plate your spaghetti and top with some fine shredded Parmesan cheese + enjoy!

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