Spaghetti with a spicy sausage and garlic tomato sauce

Today is my last day off  before i go back to work tomorrow  and i cannot wait , since i cannot do what i want due to my injured hand . Even for cooking i am limited so this is why today’s post  is an easy recipe but  it was really good , my fiancee really enjoyed it . This is the kind of dish that i cook when i have nothing in the fridge and the weather is bad , for the last few days in ireland we had continuous strong wind  so i stayed home and looked in my freezer as i always keep some meat there . For the tomato sauce i used Cumberland sausages which have a 75% meat content  and a jar of spicy dolmio sauce  . It is kind of like a bolognese but with sausage instead of mince beef . Actually in the following weeks i must cook and post the recipe of my grandma wich is pastachoute , i don’t know the origins of this dish , all i can say is that it is sexy. basically it is a bolognese but with corned beef instead of mince beef , not really a healthy dish but it is full of childhood memories for me , i will post it soon on my page.

Spaghetti with a spicy sausage and chilli tomato sauce

Ingredients :

serves 4:

*8 good quality sausages

*1 onion

*3 garlic cloves

*2 jars of dolmio tomato sauce  ( i used the spicy one but you can use any tomato sauce )

*300 grs of spaghetti

*1/2 tsp chilli flakes

*3/4 cup grated mozarella.

1. Thinly slice the raw sausages and sear in a frying pan for around 2 minutes before adding the diced onion and chopped garlic.

2.Once the ingredients are nice and golden add the tomato sauce and a pint of water . Season with salt, pepper , chilli flakes and a small pinch of sugar as the tomato could be a bit acid.

3.Reduce on low heat until the sauce has thickened.

4.In a pot of boiling salty water  cook the spaghetti , it should take around 8 min depending  of the way you like your pasta ( fully cooked or al dente ) and drain.

5.Serve the pasta in plates or pasta bowls ,pour the sauce on top and sprinkle with cheese , you could serve this dish with some garlic bread and a green salad .

Bon appetit.

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