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spicy cumberland pasta

By zoeymarie (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
Quick and easy meal to cook, which kids will love to and cheap and cheerful


For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cumberland saugages, skin removed and mashed
  • 1 medium size red onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • chilli powder 1-2 tsp
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • small carton of double cream 100-150ml
  • pasta
  • 170-200grams of either fusilli


  • STEP 1
    de-skin saugages and mash with the back of a fork (can be lumpy)
  • STEP 2
    finely slice red onion
  • STEP 3
    place olive oil in frying pan on a medium heat add the saugage and fry lightly for 5 mins
  • STEP 4
    add the red onion to the saugage and carry on frying till onions are softened and saugage is cooked
  • STEP 5
    add the garlic to the pan stir
  • STEP 6
    then add chilli powder and stir
  • STEP 7
    add the can of tomatoes and bring to the boil and then simmer for 20 minutes
  • STEP 8
    cook your pasta according to instructions
  • STEP 9
    add the cream to your sauce and stir well
  • STEP 10
    simmer for 2 minutes
  • STEP 11
    add the sauce to your drained pasta and mix well
  • STEP 12
    You could add more chilli/garlic to your desired taste
  • STEP 13
    when cooking for children I tend to add more cream to the sauce
  • STEP 14
    I would say this recipe would feed 2 adults/1 adult and 2 children. recipe can be doubled but cooking time will be the same
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