A hearty pasta sauce


  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 1 red onion, finely sliced

  • .5 cacciatore sausage, peeled, sliced and cut into think matchsticks

  • 1 red capsicum cut into thick matchsticks

  • 2 tsps of salted capers, rinsed

  • 600g tomato passata

  • salt and pepper

  • 500g pasta of your choice


  • 1.

    Heat oil in saucepan on medium heat and add garlic. Then add cacciatore and cook for 2 minutes. Add onion and cook until soft.

  • 2.

    Add capsicum and capers and cook until capsicum is soft. Add passata and simmer on a very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the oil and the sauce start to separate.

  • 3.

    Cook pasta until al dente, the stir through the sauce. Serve with freshly grated parmesan, and a green salad.

  • 4.

    Serves four.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 308kj
  • Fat Total 5g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 10g
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 406mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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