Quick and Hearty Sausage, Chicken and Tomato Pasta

Quick and Hearty Sausage, Chicken and Tomato Pasta


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About this recipe: Perfect for a weeknight dinner. This dish is quick and simple, yet totally satisfying. It combines sliced sausages, chicken, peppers, courgettes and mushrooms in a thick and delicious tomato sauce.


Serves: 6 

  • 450g fusilli or any other pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 Italian sausages, sliced
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 350g pasta sauce
  • 100g mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 courgettes, thickly sliced

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook pasta until al-dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, heat the oil until hot. Cook the sausage until brown. Add cubed chicken and cook until no pink remains in either meat. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, Italian seasoning, salt and ground black pepper and stir together. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes, pasta sauce, mushrooms, and courgette. Simmer until courgette is tender yet crisp.
  3. Toss cooked pasta with sauce. Serve warm.

Italian sausages

If unavailable, any spicy or full-flavoured sausage will work as well.

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lovely recipe, must admit I prepared this in the morning so forgot to add the courgette, we still enjoyed it though. And there's loads of it, thanks for sharing - 01 Apr 2013

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