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Creamy carbonara sausage pasta

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After an easy and tasty weeknight dinner option? You can’t go past this Creamy carbonara sausage recipe. Using only 5-ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes, it’s a total game changer.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 375g farfalle
  • 8 beef sausages, casings removed
  • 400g brussels sprouts, halved lengthways
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, plus extra to serve (optional)
  • 490g jar carbonara pasta sauce

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Method

  1. Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain, reserving ½ cup (125ml) of the cooking liquid.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add the sausage and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break into lumps, for 5 mins or until browned and cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Add brussel sprouts to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until browned. Add the chilli flakes, if using, and cook, stirring, for 30 sec or until aromatic. Add the pasta, pasta sauce and the reserved cooking liquid. Bring to a simmer. Season. Cook until well combined and heated through.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the pasta mixture among serving bowls. Sprinkle with extra chilli flakes, if using, to serve.

Creamy carbonara sausage pasta

Creamy carbonara sausage pasta
  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 375g farfalle
  • 8 beef sausages, casings removed
  • 400g brussels sprouts, halved lengthways
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, plus extra to serve (optional)
  • 490g jar carbonara pasta sauce
    Description

    After an easy and tasty weeknight dinner option? You can’t go past this Creamy carbonara sausage recipe. Using only 5-ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes, it’s a total game changer.

    Method
    1. Step 1

      Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain, reserving ½ cup (125ml) of the cooking liquid.
    2. Step 2

      Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add the sausage and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break into lumps, for 5 mins or until browned and cooked through.
    3. Step 3

      Add brussel sprouts to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until browned. Add the chilli flakes, if using, and cook, stirring, for 30 sec or until aromatic. Add the pasta, pasta sauce and the reserved cooking liquid. Bring to a simmer. Season. Cook until well combined and heated through.
    4. Step 4

      Divide the pasta mixture among serving bowls. Sprinkle with extra chilli flakes, if using, to serve.