Sausage and Lentil Pasta
A rich and warming dish for winter nights is my dad's Sausage and Lentil Pasta. Cooked with chorizo and tomatoes it's a great healthy and tasty dish.
Easy Sausage and Lentil Pasta, lentil pasta sauce, Sausage and Lentil Pasta
(or 2 cloves of fresh garlic)
white wine vinegar
Cooked Puy Lentils
(Merchant Gourmet microwave pack is good)
salt and pepper to taste
Pasta of choice
A few leaves
Peel and chop the red onion and add to a pan on a low/medium heat along with the oil and butter. Slowly cook until the onions are soft.
Meanwhile cut the sausages into bite-size chunks and add them to the softened onions. Cook until the sausages are browned on the outside.
Add the chorizo for extra taste and colour. Keep stirring.
Chop and cube a carrot and add to the mix.
Add the ready garlic or fresh garlic to the pan and stir. Make sure to keep your eye on the dish to make sure it doesn't burn.
Add the white wine vinegar.
Stir in the cooked put lentils
Mix in the tomato puree and stir.
Chop the courgette and add it to the pan.
Stir in the tomato passata and the tin of chopped tomatoes.
Leave on a low heat to simmer for 45 minutes. Taste to see if you need salt and pepper.
Serve with pasta of your choice and top with a fresh basil leaf.
Recipe by Sisley White at www.sewwhite.com