Fast Recipes

Sausage and rocket penne

Quick and irresistible...

By Adelaide Lucas
  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 12 mins cooking
Sausage and rocket penne
Sausage and rocket penne

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 500 gm pork and fennel sausages, skins removed
  • 1 Spanish onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1-2 small red chillies, thinly sliced
  • 50 gm (2 tbsp) tomato paste
  • 125 ml (½ cup) dry red wine
  • 320 gm penne
  • 50 gm rocket leaves
  • To serve: finely grated pecorino

Method

Main
  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, add sausage and cook over high heat, breaking up the sausage with the back of a spoon, until brown (3 minutes). Add onion, garlic and chilli and cook, stirring frequently, until onion is soft (3-5 minutes). Add tomato paste, stir to combine, then add wine and cook until evaporated (3-4 minutes). Season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook penne in boiling salted water until al dente, drain, add to sausage mixture with rocket, season to taste, and toss to combine. Serve scattered with pecorino.
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  • Author: Adelaide Lucas