Why not shape your sausages into rounds for tasty meatballs ( or use regular minced meat ones). Roast them together with vegetables for a scrumptious healthy spaghetti based meal with a difference.


8 sausages, skin removed

1 onion or few spring onions, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 courgettes, diced

1 red or yellow pepper, deseeded and diced

1tbsp olive oil

400g can tomatoes

1tbsp chilli ketchup

200g spaghetti


1 Heat the oven to 200C or Gas 6.  Shape the sausages with some of the onion or spring onions into balls. Put into a large non-stick roasting tin, add the rest of the onion, garlic, courgettes and  drizzle with 1tbsp olive oil. Roast for 20 mins.

2 Stir everything together, add the tomatoes and chilli ketchup and cook for 10 more mins.

3 Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions. Drain then toss together.

Per serving: 522 cals, 25g fat (8g saturated) 48g carbs

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