Cajun Spaghetti Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
<br>- 8 ounces tomato sauce
<br>- 1 cup water
<br>- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
<br>- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
<br>- 1 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
<br>- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
<br>- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
<br>- 1/2 onion, chopped
<br>- 3 cloves garlic, minced
<br>- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
<br>- 1 fluid ounce cold water
<br>- 12 ounces spaghetti
<br>- 8 green onions, minced
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a 4 to 6 quart pot over medium heat, mix 4 ounces oil, tomato sauce, 8 to 12 ounces water, basil, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium-low after reaching a boil; stir occasionally.
<br>step 2: Season shrimp with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes; mix thoroughly and reserve.
<br>step 3: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, warm 1 ounce oil and add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes; stir occasionally.
<br>step 4: Add vegetables to tomato sauce and cook over medium heat. After 3 minutes reduce heat to low and cook for 20 to 25 minutes; stir occasionally.
<br>step 5: When sauce has approximately 7 to 10 minutes to cook until completion, add seasoned shrimp to sauce; mix well. Bring heat to medium and stir occasionally.
<br>step 6: In a small dish, mix cornstarch and 1 ounce cold water; add mixture to sauce when sauce has 2 minutes left until completion and mix well.
<br>step 7: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and place in a serving bowl.
<br>step 8: Pour sauce over pasta and sprinkle with green onions; serve.
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Ingredients
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 8 ounces tomato sauce
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 fluid ounce cold water
- 12 ounces spaghetti
- 8 green onions, minced

Directions
step 1: In a 4 to 6 quart pot over medium heat, mix 4 ounces oil, tomato sauce, 8 to 12 ounces water, basil, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium-low after reaching a boil; stir occasionally.
step 2: Season shrimp with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes; mix thoroughly and reserve.
step 3: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, warm 1 ounce oil and add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes; stir occasionally.
step 4: Add vegetables to tomato sauce and cook over medium heat. After 3 minutes reduce heat to low and cook for 20 to 25 minutes; stir occasionally.
step 5: When sauce has approximately 7 to 10 minutes to cook until completion, add seasoned shrimp to sauce; mix well. Bring heat to medium and stir occasionally.
step 6: In a small dish, mix cornstarch and 1 ounce cold water; add mixture to sauce when sauce has 2 minutes left until completion and mix well.
step 7: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and place in a serving bowl.
step 8: Pour sauce over pasta and sprinkle with green onions; serve.

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