Making the tomato and Sausage Pasta takes

Prep. Time 10‘      Cooking Time 20‘      Serves 4


  • 75 g butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 sausage, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 800 g grated tomato
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 500 g pasta
  • Grated cheese, to serve


  1. Heat a large skillet and add half of the butter to melt over medium heat.
  2. Add the finely chopped onions and sauté for 4-5 minutes until translucent.
  3. Add the chopped garlic and sausage, and sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomato paste and fry it at the base of the pan for 1 minute.
  5. Pour in the grated tomato, season with a little salt and black pepper.
  6. If you want a spicy flavor, add a little cayenne pepper.
  7. Simmer for 15-20 minutes to thicken the sauce.
  8. Meanwhile, boil water in a large saucepan and add salt.
  9. Add the pasta and boil for 7-8 minutes.
  10. Using a slotted spoon, transfer them to the sauce and add the remaining butter.
  11. Boil, stirring, for 1-2 minutes so the pasta absorbs all the sauce.
  12. For a thinner sauce, add some pasta water.
  13. Serve the tomato and sausage pasta, either plain or with grated cheese of your choice.


Source: Argiro Barbarigou