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  • olive oil
  • 4 pork sausages, skins removed
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • a pinch chilli flakes
  • 1 × 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • a splash red wine (optional)
  • ½ a small bunch parsley
  • 150g rigatoni


  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan. Pinch small pieces of sausage into the pan then cook until browned. Add the garlic and cook for a minute then add the spices and cook for another minute. Tip in the tomatoes and wine then simmer for 20 minutes. Stir the parsley in.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the rigatoni following pack instructions then toss with the sauce.


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