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Hilopites Pasta with “Peasant” Minced Meat

  • Cooking time35 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
  • Servings4 portions
recipe image Hilopites Pasta with “Peasant” Minced Meat


For the “peasant” minced meat
  • 400 gr. “peasant” sausage
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 250 gr. tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon concentrated tomato juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 40 ml. Altis Kalamata Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2-3 allspice grains
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt
For the hilopites pasta
  • 400 gr. hilopites pasta
  • 20 ml Altis Kalamata Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Kefalotyri cheese, for serving


      1. We mince the onion and cut the peppers in stripes.
      2. We mince the tomatoes.
      3. We open up the sausage with a knife, remove the outer cover and keep the minced meat.
      4. For the minced meat, we heat the olive oil in a saucepan and saute the onion; we add the minced meat and continue to saute for 4-5’.
      5. We add the peppers, concentrated tomato juice, tomatoes, sugar, allspice, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper.
      6. We lower the heat and boil the minced meat for 25-30΄.
      7. We boil the hilopites pasta, strain them and pour the olive oil over them.
      8. We serve the hilopites pasta with the “peasant” minced meat and grated kefalotyri.
      - We can add leek and carrot to the minced meat