Recipe: Sausage & Mushroom Pasta


Want a easy and balanced pasta dish that won't take ages to prepare? This recipe is great for a speedy mid week meal and is packed full of healthy spinach and mushrooms. So stop buying ready made sauces and try this recipe at home.


  • 6 chunky sausages
  • 2 white onions, peeled
  • 2 mushrooms
  • 4 dollops créme fraiche
  • 1 handful fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 handful grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 400 g bow-tie pasta
preheat grill & boil water

Step 1

Preheat Grill & Boil Water

Preheat a grill to pretty much as hot as it will go and bring a large pan of slightly salted water to the boil.

grill the sausages

Step 2

Grill The Sausages

Prick the sausages and lay on a grill pan then cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side until golden on the outside and cooked in the middle.

cook the pasta

Step 3

Cook The Pasta

Cook the pasta in the boiling water according to the packet instructions until the bow-ties are just cooked.

fry the onions & mushrooms

Step 4

Fry The Onions & Mushrooms

Slice the onions and roughly chop the mushrooms. Fry the onions in a deep saucepan with oil for 3-4 minutes then add the mushrooms and cook for a few more minutes until the mushrooms are squidgy.

add the sausages

Step 5

Add The Sausages

Chop the hot cooked sausages up into bite-sized pieces and add to the onion and mushroom mix.

mix it all up and serve!

Step 6

Mix It All Up And Serve!

Tip in the crème fraiche, spinach, cheddar and chopped parsley to the pan to warm through. Mix the cooked and drained pasta into the sauce and divide into 4 bowls. Serves 4.

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