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Winnie's Nigerian Spaghetti {Video}

Winnie's Nigerian Spaghetti is full of curry, ginger and garlic flavor. This healthy dinner choice is ready in under 30 minutes and its HEAT is sure to kick you right in the taste buds!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Easy
Cuisine: Nigerian
Servings: 6
Author: Felesha Bell


  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 T. kosher salt
  • 1 lb. spaghetti
  • 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 c. diced red onion divided
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 3 T. grated ginger
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 habenero pepper minced (if you're nervous about heat, leave out the seeds)
  • 1 T. Old Bay seasoning
  • 3 T. Chief Curry Powder
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube crushed
  • 20-24 oz. bag California Blend mixed vegetables broccoli, cauliflower, carrots
  • 1/2 c. reserved starchy water


  • Cook spaghetti in salted water and 1 T. olive oil until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup of starchy cooking water. Drain the rest and set aside.
  • In a wok, heat olive oil and sauté 1/2 c. red onion, ginger and garlic for a couple of minutes on medium-high heat.
  • Add ground turkey, Old Bay, habenero peppers, curry powder, chicken bouillon. Mix together and cook for about 7 minutes or until turkey is cooked through.
  • Add cooked spaghetti, mixed vegetables, remaining red onion and starchy cooking water. Heat through. Toss well to coat and adjust salt, if needed. Say Grace and enjoy!