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Cacciatore sausage, eggplant and tomato penne:

Serves 4
By Motherpedia
Date: June 02 2012
Tags: recipe, pasta, food,
Editor Rating:

Great recipe for the first weekend of winter....

2 large Eggplants
Olive oil
3 fresh Cacciatore pork sausages
2 tbspns olive oil
1 brown onion, peeled and finely diced
1tbspn garlic, crushed
3 fresh bay leaves
6 Roma tomatoes, remove seeds, cut into dice
1tspn chopped chilli (add additional if like it hot)
1x 410g tin crushed tomatoes
Salt & pepper
1pkt San Remo penne
½ cup grated parmesan
Fresh basil leaves
Take the eggplants and place on an oven tray, lined with baking paper. Rub a little olive oil over
Place in a moderate oven (180c) and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until cooked.
Remove and set aside, allowing to cool. When cool, peel skin off and dice eggplant roughly.
Take sausages and split down the middle. Remove the skin and place the meat into a bowl.
In a large pan heat olive oil on a low heat, add onion, garlic and bay leaves.
Gently fry for 3 ‐ 4 minutes, making sure not to colour the onions and garlic.
Then add sausage meat, stirring continually breaking up the meat, cook until sausage meat is lightly browned.
Add diced Roma tomatoes, eggplant and chilli, stir through and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the crushed tomatoes into pan and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for a further
15‐20 minutes or till sauce thickens, season with salt and pepper according to taste.
Cook pasta as per packet directions.
Once pasta is cooked, drain and add immediately to pan and toss through the sauce, sprinkle with the parmesan and mix through pasta.
Tear chunks of basil leaves and stir through pasta and serve immediately.
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Jane B says: 2012 06 02

Yum! It’s been raining all morning here so looking to cook some good comfort food. Can we share our own recipes on Motherpedia?

Kate from motherpedia says: 2012 06 02

Hi Jane,
We’d love you to share some recipes!! Send through to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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