Sausage and fennel pasta sauce

by - https://thebatchlady.com/r/3499/

A yummy alternative to the basic tomato sauce, so delicious and quick.

Prep Time
Cook Time
Total Time
Difficulty
Intermediate
Cuisine
Italian
Servings
4

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories
347kcal
Fat
26.4g
Sat. Fat
8.0g
Carbs
13.6g
Sugars
7.2g
Fibre
2.6g
Protein
14.9g
Salt
695mg
Ingredients
Serves

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Frozen diced onion
    1 cup (115 g)
  • Frozen chopped garlic
    1 tsp
  • Passata
    2 cartons
  • Vegetable stock (120ml hot water and half a stock cube)
    0.5 cups
  • Tomato puree
    1 tablespoon
  • Sugar
    1 tsp
  • Sausages
    4
  • Salt and pepper
    1 pinch
  • Dried fennel seeds (optional)
    1 tsp

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onions, garlic and optional fennel seeds. Fry until softened.

  2. Add the passata, stock, tomato puree, sugar and leave to cook for around 15 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, cut your sausages into smallish pieces and fry in a frying pan with a teaspoon of oil on a medium heat until cooked through. This should take about 8-10 minutes depending on size of the pieces of sausage.

  4. Once the sauce and sausages have cooked, add the sausages to the tomato and fennel sauce, season with salt and pepper and leave to cool.

  5. Ready to Serve

    This sauce is now ready to top your favourite pasta.

  6. Ready for the Freezer

    Once the sauce has cooled, pour into a labelled reusable freezer bag and freeze.

  7. Ready to Eat

    Defrost and put into a saucepan. Heat through until piping hot and serve on spaghetti.

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