Sausage pasta in a frying pan

Saucy sausage pasta

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(142 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Tomato, onion and garlic pasta sauce with sausage chunks for a bit of substance - brilliant for students (and as a hangover cure)

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal645
  • fat30g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs74g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre5g
  • protein24g
  • salt2.77g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • packet of 8 pork sausages (the best your budget will allow), cut into chunky pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 300g short pasta such as fusilli or farfalle (just over half a 500g bag)
    Pasta

    Pasta

    pah-stah

    Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…

Method

  1. Put a large pan of water on to boil.

  2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan and fry chunky pieces of 8 pork sausages on a fairly high heat until they are golden brown all over.

  3. Now turn the heat down and add 1 large chopped onion and 2 crushed garlic cloves, cooking them until they have softened.

  4. Stir in 1 tsp chilli powder and 400g chopped tomatoes with the sausages, bring the sauce to the boil then turn the heat down and let it bubble for about 10 minutes while you cook the pasta.

  5. Drop 300g pasta into the pan of boiling water and cook according to the pack instructions.

  6. Drain the pasta, then tip it into the frying pan with the sausage sauce, mixing well to coat. Dish up immediately with crusty bread.


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sheppy
21st Feb, 2008
I use scissors to cut up the sausages as it's quicker than a knife and you keep the skins on with ease!
joannepiper
21st Feb, 2008
4.05
Was quick & easy. I also grill the sausages first as easier to cut. Also added a tin of sweetcorn, was yummy!
glasgow
17th Feb, 2008
5.05
This is a favourite - it's tasty, quick to make and everyone loves it!
stesar
4th Feb, 2008
4.05
We love this, it makes a great supper. I precook the sausages.
kirstyl
3rd Feb, 2008
4.05
Very simple for a quick but tasty meal.
netcurtains
4th Jan, 2008
This is very tasty, satisfying and simple to prepare. Next time I will skin the sausages and roll into balls for a smoother texture.
sarahmc
17th Dec, 2007
It was very difficult to chop up raw sausages and keep the skins on, on my second attempt I grilled them first and then chopped them up also if you want more sauce add another tin of tomatoes and less chilli powder as we found it too spicy! We love this recipe for a quick cheap mid week meal.
bettelpetal
13th Nov, 2007
3.05
Nice easy tea time treat - I added just a few slivers of ginger to put a bit of zing in the receipe.
slaterfamily
8th Nov, 2007
4.05
Very easy and very tasty. I added tinned sweetcorn to up the veg count.
thepauls
7th Nov, 2007
4.05
so simple to make and very tasty

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