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Thread: Vegemites Spaghetti

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Melbourne, Australia


    And no, this recipe doesn't have any vegemite in it, it's out of a vegetarian cookbook for children, the name is meant to entice aussie kids to eat it..... and yes it works!!!

    tomatoes, diced
    onions, diced
    green pepper, diced
    few cloves of garlic, crushed

    ********* or *********

    1 lg. jar napoletano sauce

    500g (1lb) spaghetti/pasta
    pizza cheese (combination of tasty, mozarella, parmesan)

    cook all above ingredients, or if using sauce heat up just before spaghetti/pasta is cooked. Add a handful of cheese to sauce mix through.
    Drain pasta, and add to sauce mixture.
    Mix thoroughly.
    Sprinkle with more cheese.
    Grill till cheese is melted.

    2 cups of this equals 7 aussie points.
    *~* biz *~*

    Do or do not .. there is no try!

  2. #2
    raidermom Guest


    Biz......I had vegemite're saying the name of this recipe would entice kids to eat it?? ......... Really??

    Looks like something my kids would eat though! Thanks!

  3. #3


    Yum...this recipe sounds good. Out of curiosity, what exactly is vegimite? I know it is not in the recipe, but I have always wondered. TIA, Jennie


  4. #4
    raidermom Guest


    You know, from what I can remember it is a yeast extract. It's a black pasty substance that aussies use to spread on toast and such. At least the person I knew, that's what he did with it. I gave it an honest uh-uh!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Louisville, KY


    Awesome recipe Bizz! Two thumbs up!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Syracuse NY



    You hit the nail on the head about it being yeast extract. And it is most commonly spread on toast or made into vegemite sandwiches.

    Being an expat Aussie - I still make sure that i have my vegemite - its great for breakfast. Only problem is that my DH can't stand the stuff. I have tried to explain to him that it is like peanut butter to americans but he just won't get it.

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Auckland, New Zealand


    MMM< sounds good to me! Shame theres no vegemite in it though [img]smile.gif[/img] Of course being a kiwi Marmite would be the go for me [img]smile.gif[/img]

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    I haven't ever tried Vegemite but my local Longs Drugstore carries about half an aisle of British imported food goodies, so I bought a small bottle of Marmite (at nearly $8!) to try.

    All I can say is, it MUST be an acquired taste! :eek: I gave the remainder of it to my DH who in turn gave it to a Brit coworker. He was thrilled!


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