Shoestring Sausage and Vegetable Ragu

This is one to satisfy the meat eaters in my family whilst being frugal and delicious. It is full of a rainbow of different coloured mediterranean vegetables, so is healthy as well. I used Aldi pork sausages, which are very cheap, but can be a bit fatty, so it is important to grill rather than fry them.

serves 4-6

image1 red onion, chopped
1 red pepper, diced
Half an aubergine, diced
1 courgette, diced
Olive oil
6 pork sausages
500ml passata
Tbsp tomato purée
100 vegetable stock or water
Pinch of chilli flakes
450g pasta

First grill your sausages.  Whilst they are cooking, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large pan and add all the vegetables. Fry gently for about 5 minutes until softened. Add the passata, tomato purée, chilli flakes, stock and seasoning. Simmer gently and add the sausages, chopped into three or four pieces. Cook for 10 minutes. Cook the pasta in a large pan of water, drain and mix with the ragu. Serve straight away.

I am looking forward to grabbing a bowl of this before I shoot off to yoga tonight. An easy supper!

0 thoughts on “Shoestring Sausage and Vegetable Ragu

  1. Francesca

    Looks delicious. I do one with Aldi sausages and bulk it out with green lentils and veg and cook it in the slow cooker. Did enough for four last time (only me and OH at home) but he ate 3 helpings!!!
    Only just discovered your blog but lots of luck with all your goals .

    Francesca