Spicy Sausage and Tomato Pasta

Pasta is, of course, a staple of Italian culture. In this recipe dried pasta, cooked in the oven, absorbing the tasty picante sausage sauce that surrounds it makes a super, simple and delicious meal. Pieces of pasta that poke above the sauce will be a bit 'al dente' which gives this dish a bit of bite and, as always, good quality sausages make all the difference.

Categories: Pasta

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes



  • 3 tbsp Filippo Berio Classico Olive Oil
  • 6 spicy sausages, cut into bite size chunks
  • 2 peppers (1 red, 1 yellow), cut into strips
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 300g penne pasta
  • Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil to drizzle


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Heat the Filippo Berio Classico Olive oil in a roasting tin and cook the sausages and peppers for 15 minutes turning them halfway through.
  2. Addd the garlic, chilli flakes, tomatoes, pasta and 500ml boiling water.
  3. Stir to mix and return to oven for a future 35 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the pasta tender.
  4. Drizzle with Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil and season to taste before serving.

Cook with:

Classico Olive Oil

This versatile all-purpose Olive Oil is excellent for sautéing, grilling and roasting or as a base for sauces. It's ideal with everything from meat and poultry to your favourite vegetables.

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