Heat the oil in a large frying pan,
tip in the onion and garlic, and soften
for about 10 mins. Add the sausagemeat
chunks and brown for 5 mins. Tip in
the chopped tomatoes and simmer
for 5 mins or so, until thick and the
sausagemeat is cooked through.
Meanwhile, cook the pasta following
Season the tomato sauce and toss
through the drained tagliatelle. Tear
the basil and stir it through as well.
Spoon into bowls and dot with ricotta.
Grind over some pepper and sprinkle
with the small basil leaves.