30 Minute Meal : Tortellini with Sausage
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Pasta
Serves: 4
  • 1lb bag of tortellini pasta
  • large pot of cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt for water
  • Pasta Sauce
  • 1 500ml jar of Tomato Passata (Jar of tomatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 carrot chopped small
  • 2 celery stalks chopped small
  • 2 tablespoons dry basil
  • 2 tablespoons dry oregano
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 package of 5 fresh sausages or homemade
  1. In a small pot fill half-way with cold water and bring to a boil. Add your sausages and boil for 2 minutes. Remove.
  2. In a sauce pan add your garlic, olive oil and sausages and saute until golden brown about 5 minutes
  3. Remove from the frying pan, let rest 1 minute then slice and add back into the frying pan
  4. Add your carrots, celery and onion and saute for 2 minutes then add your passata tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, water and sugar.
  5. Bring to a medium boil then reduce to simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the sauce to the tortellini and mix
  7. Top each plate of tortellini with fresh grated parmigiana regianno or Romano cheese/
Recipe by Canadian Budget Binder at https://canadianbudgetbinder.com/2016/05/01/30-minute-meal-tortellini-with-a-sausage-pasta-sauce/