Sausage and Tomato Pasta

Slimming Eats Sausage and Tomato Pasta - Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Slimming Eats Recipe

Extra Easy – 1.5 syns per serving

Green – use a vegetarian sausage (syns will vary)

NOTE: syns are just for the sausages in this recipe, so it will vary depending on the type you use.


Sausage and Tomato Pasta
 
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  • 6 low fat sweet Italian turkey sausages (6 syns)* - can use a vegetarian sausage
  • 1 red onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 orange pepper, sliced
  • 1 zucchini (courgette), grated
  • 500g (17.5oz) of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup (240ml) of stock
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Mediterranean herbs
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 250g (9oz) of uncooked pasta (can use gluten free)
  • olive oil spray
  • fresh Italian parsley
Instructions
  1. Remove skins from the sausages, and then slice into chunks.
  2. Spray a large frying pan with olive oil spray and fry the sausage meat until lightly golden, remove and set aside.
  3. Add the onion, garlic and peppers and fry for about 5 mins
  4. Add the crushed tomatoes, stock, balsamic vinegar, herbs and black pepper to taste.
  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, add back the sausage and grated zucchini and simmer on low for approx 30 mins, sauce should reduce down and thicken.
  6. In the meantime, place you pasta into a saucepan of boiling hot water and cook till al dente. Drain and then stir into the sausage and tomato and stir to evenly mix.
  7. Serve topped with chopped Italian parsley.
  8. If you have a HEa spare, you can also top with the some grated Parmesan.

 

Slimming Eats Sausage and Tomato Pasta - Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendlySlimming Eats Sausage and Tomato Pasta - Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information:

Approx NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

per serving  (without parmesan)

Calories

462

Fat

10.6g

Saturated Fat

2.9g

Total Carbohydrate

63.9g

Dietary Fibre

7.9g

Sugars

13.8g

Protein

            29.2g

Slimming Eats Sausage and Tomato Pasta - Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

  • Lovely recipe. The sauce was amazing. Definitely one to repeat.