Looking for 'nduja recipes? Want the best sausage recipes? Bring the heat with some slivers of this spicy meat stirred into wholesome pasta dishes, seafood extravaganzas or a simple but delicious starter. This spreadable Italian delight is the perfect way to add a layer of flavour and indulgence to your dishes. Try our mouthwatering ideas below, or get stuck into our best ever hot and spicy recipes for more fiery suppers.


Try making your own 'nduja sausage at home with our genius recipe and top tips. Read our guide on where to buy 'nduja to get the very best ingredients for your foodie feasts.

Easy 'nduja recipes

'Nduja pepperonata stew

Nduja gives just the right amount of kick in this filling one-pan wonder which serves up to six.

An oven dish flled with a red stew, topped with torn mozzarella next to a basket of bread

Healthy prawn linguine with 'nduja

Spicy and spreadable 'nduja sausage works really well in this healthy prawn pasta, which is super-quick, easy and packed with big Italian flavours. Perfect for a midweek meal.

Prawn Linguine Recipe with ’Nduja

Tomato salad with burrata and 'nduja sauce

With the spice of the 'nduja, the crunch and freshness of the vibrant tomatoes, and the creamy indulgent burrata, this fresh tomato salad is a great summer starter.

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'Nduja prawns with orzo, feta and olive salad

Check out our orzo salad recipe with spicy 'nduja pesto, crumbly feta and juicy prawns. Make this simple salad for an easy low-calorie meal.

Feta and Olive Salad Recipe with 'Nduja Prawns

'Nduja mussels

Lift a bowl of mussels with punchy 'nduja and the light aniseed flavour of fennel seeds to create a flavoursome meal for two. This simple dish looks impressive but is simple to make, perfect for a special occasion.

Easy Mussels Recipe with 'Nduja

'Nduja fennel pastries

Give pastry a spicy Italian twist with a slathering of 'nduja, punchy cheese and fennel seeds. Our clever kitchen hack shows you a shortcut for making croissant-style pastry.

’Nduja fennel pastries

'Nduja arancini

These golden arancini with 'nduja, Grano Padano and saffron are irresistible. This recipe for easy risotto balls comes from London's Italian restaurant Bancone.

Arancini with 'Nduja Sausage

Grilled scallops with 'nduja butter

Start any dinner party with a bang and serve these flavour-packed, spicy scallops in their shells. They'll be the talk of the evening.

Grilled Scallops Recipe with ’Nduja Butter

'Nduja-stuffed porchetta

This impressive porchetta recipe makes an epic dinner party main. The ’nduja delivers a powerful punch of flavour in the stuffing for this joint. The combo of juicy meat, crunchy crackling and fiery stuffing is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Porchetta Recipe with 'Nduja Stuffing

Charred squid, tomatoes, 'nduja and basil

This recipe for charred squid, tomatoes, 'nduja and basil comes from Bernardi's in London. It's a great starter but you can add potatoes to make it a main.

Charred squid with tomatoes


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