Everyday Meals

Italian Sausage & Penne Bake

Description

A comforting and tasty family favourite

Prep time:10 mins

Cook time:30 mins

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 350g penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 375g raw Italian sausages, chopped
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 140g tub Leggo’s Tomato Paste
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • Pinch sugar
  • 1½ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

Step 1

Cook pasta following packet directions. Drain and return to hot saucepan.

Step 2

Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frypan, add garlic and onion and cook for 2 minutes or until onions are tender. Add sausage pieces and cook for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Add red wine and reduce by half.

Step 3

Stir in Leggo’s Tomato Paste, diced tomatoes, sugar and season to taste. Simmer uncovered over a low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add sausage mixture to cooked pasta and toss gently. Spoon into a deep baking dish. Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Tasty Tip!

Italian sausages flavoured with fennel which are a lovely addition to this dish.

Italian Sausage  Penne Bake
Average user rating:
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