Pasta with Sausage

If you are a beginner cook or is just in a hurry, this is the perfect recipe for you: easy, super fast and delicious!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 5 / preparation time: 35 minutes



1 lb pasta (medium shells)

1 tbs olive oil

1 tbs butter

1 diced onion

3 chopped garlic cloves

1 lb sliced sausage

3 diced tomatoes

½ cup dry red wine

½ small can tomato paste

salt and pepper to taste

parmesan cheese to garnish



1 – Cook pasta following the package directions. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce.

2 – In a large saucepan, heat butter and oil. Add onion and garlic and let sauté for about 3 minutes.

3 – Add the sausage, stirring from time to time, and fry until golden brown.

4 – Add tomatoes and a pinch of salt .

5 – When tomatoes are almost all melted, add ½ cup wine and mix well.

6 – Put tomato paste and stir.

7 – Once the pasta is cooked, drain and add to the sauce, cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes.

8 – Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • Serve with green salad and a glass of red wine.
  • The sausage can be chicken, turkey or pork.
  • If you like pasta al dente, in step 1, remove from cooking 1-3 minutes earlier than specified in the package and finish cooking when mixed with the sauce.
  • When the pasta is cooked with the sauce, as in this recipe, it is much tastier!  🙂


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