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sausage pasta

Easy Sausage Pasta

This Sausage Pasta recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for a midweek meal when time is tight but you still want clean plates all round. It is packed with flavours and a real crowd pleaser. With just a few simple ingredients you can have a taste sensation on your table in no time at all.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword sausage pasta,sausage,pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 868 kcal


  • 450 grams pork sausagemeat
  • 700 grams passata 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 400 grams pappardelle
  • 50 grams tomato puree
  • 60 grams parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 4 medium garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp sugar


  1. Place your sausage meat in a really large frying pan with a tbsp of olive oil. Break it up well with a spatula and fry for 5 minutes. 

  2. Add the onion and fry for another 5 minutes until softened.

  3. Add 4 minced garlic cloves and 1 tsp of fennel seeds, ½ tsp of oregano and fry for another 2 minutes. Make sure the garlic doesn’t burn.

  4. Add 690 grams of passata, 3 tbsp of ketchup, 50 grams of puree and 1 tsp of sugar to the minced pork and simmer for 10 minutes. Season the sauce to taste carefully.

  5. Whilst the minced pork is cooking cook your pasta according to the packet instructions.

  6. Once the pasta is cooked drain but reserve a little of the pasta water.

  7. Remove the ragu from the heat when it’s ready and tip in the pasta and 60 grams of grated parmesan cheese.

  8. Toss it all together. If the pasta is a little sticky then add a splash of the pasta water.

  9. Serve immediately and sprinkle with extra cheese if you like to go cheesy hard.

  10. Apply To Big Old Sausage Face.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Sausage Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 868 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 1131mg49%
Potassium 1391mg40%
Carbohydrates 98g33%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 1223IU24%
Vitamin C 22mg27%
Calcium 256mg26%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.