Mediterranean Pasta Bake

Prep Time

10min

Cook Time

45min

Total Time

55min

Serves

6

Ingredients

  • 375 g Eskort Mediterranean Pork Sausage
  • 250 ml (1 C) leeks, chopped
  • 45 ml (3 T) thyme, chopped
  • 45 ml (3 T) avocado oil
  • 250 ml (1 C) red peppers, charred
  • 410 g (1 tin) tomato puree
  • 100 g tomato paste
  • 250 ml (1 C) sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 250 ml (1 C) pasta water
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 125 ml (½ C) kalamata olives, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 ml (1 C) white cheddar, grated
  • 125 ml (½ C) bread crumbs
  • 5 L (6 C) cooked pasta

Method

  • Preheat oven to 190°C.
  • In a large pot over high heat, fry leeks and thyme in avo oil until glossy.
  • Add peppers, tomato puree, tomato paste, sundried tomatoes and pasta water.
  • Stir through and allow to simmer for 10 minutes on high heat.
  • Add lemon zest and kalamata olives then season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the pasta and mix through thoroughly.
  • Transfer to a pasta dish and top with breadcrumbs and cheese.
  • Place sausages on top and bake for 25 minutes.