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Recipe: Sausage Meat Sauce for Pasta Bakes or Sloppy Joes (How 2 Sausages Provide 4 Meals)

Sausage Meat Sauce for Pasta Bakes or Sloppy Joes
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins


  • Glug light olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion - peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic - peeled and chopped
  • 2 good quality pork sausages - deskinned and crumbled
  • 1 small red pepper - deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 2 tbs tomato ketchup
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a saute pan fry the onions and garlic in the oil until soft, add the sausage meat and peppers and other vegetables (if using) and cook for a few more minutes.
  • Pour over the tinned tomatoes and stir in the ketchup. Season and then cover and allow to simmer, stirring from time to time until the sauce has thickened.
  • Use as a sauce for a pasta bake, or in a sandwich with sliced gherkins and cheese for the ultimate sausage Sloppy Joe.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 4servings | Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 439mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1015IU | Vitamin C: 41.3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.8mg
Keyword: meat sauce, Sausage Meat Sauce