Carrot & Sausage Pasta

Serves: 4

Time: 45 minutes



  • 250g pork sausage
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • knob of butter
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots
  • 400g tinned tomatoes
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 300g pasta (macaroni or rigatoni)
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese / Mature cheddar



  • If using whole sausage remove meat from skins.
  • Grate/shred the carrots.
  • Puree the tin of tomatoes.
  • Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan and cook the onion until translucent.
  • Add the sausage meat and lightly brown, breaking it up with a fork.
  • Add the carrot and stir for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, stock bay leaf and oregano and cook, covered over a low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Taste for seasoning-if the sausages are spicy you may not need any.
  • Cook and drain pasta.
  • Mix pasta with the sauce and serve.
  • Serve cheese separately.