Purple sprouting broccoli & sausage pasta

Purple sprouting broccoli & sausage pasta

Make the most of purple sprouting broccoli and enjoy with sundried tomatoes, red onion, sausages and penne pasta in this easy, speedy dish
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the 3 tbsp oil from the sundried tomatoes in a large frying pan over a medium heat and fry the onion for 8-10 mins until soft and beginning to brown.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, bring a large pan of water to the boil over a medium heat and cook the pasta following pack instructions, about 8-10 mins. Drain, reserving a cupful of the water, and return the pasta to the pan.
  3. Step 3

    Add the sausage to the onions and break up with the back of a wooden spoon, frying for 5-6 mins until cooked through. Mix in the sundried tomatoes and fennel seeds, cook for 2 mins more, then add 2 tbsp water, a good pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper, and the purple sprouting broccoli.
  4. Step 4

    Fry for 5-6 mins until the broccoli is tender but still has a little bite. Tip the contents of the frying pan into the pasta and stir well to combine. Divide between bowls and sprinkle over the parmesan.