uncooked mild Italian sausage, casings removed
unsalted butter, divided
finely chopped onion
freshly ground black pepper
can crushed tomatoes
3 cups water or low-sodium chicken broth
apple cider vinegar
dry O-shaped pasta (2 cups), also known as anelli or anelletti
serving: Parmesan cheese, red pepper flakesDivide the sausage into 32 (1/2-ounce) portions and roll each one into a tablespoon-sized meatball.
2 tablespoons of the butter in a 10-inch high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and cook, turning occasionally, until browned all over, about 3 minutes per side. The meatballs might not be completely cooked at this point. Transfer to a plate.
the pan to medium-high heat and melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the onion, salt, and pepper, and cook, scraping the browned bits from the bottom of the pan, until the onion softens, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and tomato paste and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the tomatoes, 2 cups of the water or broth, vinegar, sugar, and oregano. Stir in the pasta and meatballs, along with any juices that have accumulated on the plate. Bring to a boil.
the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is al dente and the meatballs are cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes, adding more water or broth as needed if you want a soupier consistency. Ladle into bowls and top with Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes, if desired.
Salt & pepper. Mix the pasta and chicken mix together then add the sauce. Salt & pepper. Par boil the pasta for 5-10 mins until softened. Pour the mix into a large oven proof dish and top with 80g of cheese across the top
250g pasta. Add the mozzarella ball, Worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp mustard powder, 500g pasata/ sieved tomatoes, 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar, garlic, sweetener, Salt & pepper, and smoked paprika. Par boil the pasta for 5 mins or until slightly softened then mix with the BBQ beef sauce. L x 250g pasta
Dried Jumbo pasta shells. This dish features in my post 'How to prepare 31 Slimming World Friendly Freezer Meals in one Batch' but also tastes great freshly prepared and eaten. Bake for about 30 mins or until the pasta is cooked and the sauce is bubbling