Pappardelle with sausage, fennel and red wine

Pappardelle with sausage, fennel and red wine

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This seriously simple pasta dish of sausage, fennel and red wine is a great winter warmer, and ready in 30 minutes. Perfect for a midweek meal.



  • olive oil
  • pork sausages 6, (good quality)
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • garlic 1 clove, sliced
  • red wine a large glass
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • pappardelle 300g


  • Step 1

    Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large, wide, non-stick pan. Pinch off little nuggets of sausage into the pan then fry until browned.

  • Step 2

    Add the fennel seeds and garlic and cook for a minute. Add the red wine and let it bubble up fiercely for a couple of minutes then tip in the tomatoes. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until thickened.

    Meanwhile cook the pasta according to pack instructions. Drain and toss with the sauce.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 595
  • Carbs 67.6g
  • Protein 23.9g
  • Fat 25.8g
  • Salt 1.5g
  • Saturates 6.9g
  • Fibre 3.4g