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Chicken sausage & cherry tomato pasta

10
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
40 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This no-fuss, flavoursome pasta dish makes a great choice for a family meal.

Ingredients

Red onion(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

HECK Chicken Italia Sausages

10 sausage(s), grilled

Medium fat soft cheese

100 g

Cherry Tomatoes

200 g, quartered

White pasta, dry

240 g, fusilli

Fennel Seeds

2 teaspoons, level

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Garlic

2 clove(s), finely chopped

Chilli flakes

1 teaspoons, level

Chicken stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), to make 350ml stock

Instructions

  1. Heat a nonstick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the fennel seeds and toast for 1-2 minutes until they release their aroma. Remove from the pan and finely grind in a spice grinder or using a pestle and mortar. Set aside.
  2. Mist the pan with cooking spray and add the onion. Cook for 6-8 minutes until softened. Add the garlic and cook for a further 1 minute.
  3. Squeeze the sausage meat out of the casings and into the pan and break up with a wooden spoon. Add the ground fennel seeds and chilli flakes, then cook for 8 minutes until the meat is golden. Pour in 350ml stock and simmer for 20 minutes until the sauce is thick. Remove from the heat and stir through the soft cheese and tomatoes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the pasta to pack instructions.
  5. Drain the pasta well and add it to the pan with the sausage mixture. Stir to combine and season to taste, then serve.

Notes

Use wholemeal pasta instead of white, just remember to adjust the SmartPoints