Hot and spicy sausage pasta

This is a fairly quick and very tasty meal.

Recipe: Hot and spicy sausage pasta

Summary: Yummy!


  • 400g pork sausages
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • a pinch of sugar
  • 400g penne/spiralle
  • a handful of fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Pre-heat the oven to GasMark6/200C
  2. Put the sausages in a roasting tin and cook for 15-20 minutes until cooked and nicely browned. Turn once or twice to prevent burning.
  3. Remove and slice when slightly cooled.
  4. In a frying pan, fry the onion until soft and golden.
  5. Season, add chilli and garlic. Fry gently for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add the sausage slices and the red wine and bring to the boil.
  7. Add the tomatoes and sugar and return to the boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. Cook the pasta while the sauce is reducing and thickening.
  9. Serve with the parsley sprinkled over the sauce.

Quick Notes

Good with peas and beans.

Preparation time (duration): 15 minutes

Cooking time (duration): 40 minutes

Diet type: Dairy Free

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Italian

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