Quick & Easy

Spicy sausage pasta

Tortiglioni, a straight tubular pasta with grooves on the exterior, works well when baked with a chunky sauce, such as this one. You can substitute it with rigatoni or ziti, if you like, but anything less substantial will get lost amid the hearty sausage and vegetables.
spicy sausage pasta bake



Spicy sausage pasta bake

1.Preheat oven to moderate (180ºC/160ºC fan-forced).
2.Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender; drain.
3.Meanwhile, cook sausages in large non-stick frying pan until just cooked through. Drain on absorbent paper.
4.Cook onion, eggplant, capsicum and zucchini, stirring, in same pan until just tender.
5.Cut sausages into 2cm slices; add to vegetables in pan with sauce and basil, stir to combine.
6.Combine pasta and sausage mixture in deep 3-litre (12-cup) casserole dish; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, in moderate oven about 20 minutes or until browned lightly.

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