Sausage Penne Pasta Recipe

Sausage Penne Pasta With Feta

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Saucy Sausage Pasta Recipe

Pasta, sauce, and sausages, what could be a better combination? This easy pasta dish will make dinner stress-free.

Sausage Penne Pasta Recipe

Sausage Penne Pasta With Feta

Pasta is one of the most versatile meals you can make. You can whip up a great pasta dinner using just a few ingredients.

I used lamb sausage in this recipe but you can use pork sausage, chorizo or bacon instead. The penne can also be substituted with your favourite pasta.

Sausage Pasta Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Jessica Alberts Course: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

An easy pasta dish with sausage and feta in a tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 pack penne pasta

  • 4 lamb sausages

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced

  • 200 g Rosa/cherry tomatoes, chopped in half

  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs

  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar

  • feta cheese

  • 1 handful fresh basil

  • salt and pepper to season

Method

  • Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil over high heat. Cook pasta in boiling water until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 10 minutes. Keep 1/2 a cup of the pasta water.
  • Fry the onion and garlic in a large saucepan until golden.
  • Add the mixed herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Slice the sausage into 1 inch pieces and add the pan with the onions.
  • When the meat is cooked, add the baby tomatoes and tinned tomatoes. Add the brown sugar and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Once the sauce has reduced and the tomato has cooked, add the pasta along with the 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  • Stir well until all the pasta is coated with sauce. Add the basil and feta.
  • Season with salt and black pepper and serve while warm.

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