Sausage and Tomato Pasta
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – 1.5 syns per serving
- 6 low fat sweet Italian turkey sausages (6 syns)*
- 1 red onion, halved and sliced
- 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
- 1 red pepper, sliced
- 1 orange pepper, sliced
- 1 zucchini (courgette), grated
- 500g of crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup (240ml) of stock
- 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon of Mediterranean herbs
- pinch of black pepper
- sweetener to taste
- 250g of uncooked pasta (I used Cellentani)
- low calorie spray
- fresh Italian parsley
NOTE: Syn value will vary depending on type of sausages, so be sure to check the syn value of the ones you use.
Remove skins from the sausages, and then slice into chunks.
Spray a large frying pan with low calorie spray and fry the sausage meat until lightly golden, remove and set aside.
Add the onion, garlic and peppers and fry for about 5 mins
Add the crushed tomatoes, stock, balsamic vinegar, herbs, black pepper and sweetener to taste.
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.
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.
Serve topped with chopped Italian parsley.
If you have a HEa spare, you can also top with the some grated Parmesan.
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: