Total Time
30mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Children will love this simple family meal of chunky pasta shapes, peas, tomatoes, and pork sausage meat that is a fast, filling, and inexpensive alternative to spaghetti bolognese. From Reader's Digest

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil for the pasta. Peel and coarsely chop the onion and peel and crush the garlic. Fry them in the oil over a moderate heat for about 4 minutes, until the onion is soft, stirring occasionally.
  2. Coarsely chop the sausages, or remove their skins and break them up with a fork. Add the sausages to the pan and stir over a high heat for 7 minutes, or until browned.
  3. Add the brandy, wine, or stock, and the tomatoes, and season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. When the water comes to a boil, add the pasta and some salt and cook for 6-7 minutes then add peas, bring back to a boil and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until the pasta is al dente.
  5. Meanwhile, trim, rinse, and snip or chop the chives.
  6. Drain the pasta and peas and toss them in the tomato sauce. Taste and adjust the seasoning, garnish with the chives, and serve with grated parmesan.

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