Sausage Bolognese with Fresh Pasta & Garlic Bread

Sausage Bolognese with Fresh Pasta & Garlic Bread

fresh ingredients


  • 8 oz
    Italian sausage
  • 6 oz
    fresh pasta
  • 2 oz
    Dijon vinaigrette dressing
  • 6 oz
    romaine heart
  • 4 oz
  • 2 oz
    parm cheese
  • 2 oz
    garlic butter
  • 4 oz
    beef stock/base blend
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 1 oz
    chopped garlic

Not Included

Salt & pepper

Olive oil 

Pinch of sugar


Kitchen Items Needed

Medium pot

Medium saucepan

Medium bowl 

Baking sheet

2 cups water (4 cups for double portion)

cook along



Preheat oven to 425°F with a rack in the centre;

Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil, then reduce heat to low to keep warm until step 5;

Slice baguette into half lengthwise, spread garlic butter on cut sides, sprinkle with half of the parmesan;

Dice or tear lettuce into bitesize pieces, place into bowl;

Remove sausage from casing, crumble & place in bowl.

1Brown Sausage

Heat drizzle of olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Add sausage & cook, breaking into smaller pieces, until browned & crispy on edges, 5–8 minutes.

2Make Bolognese

Add garlic to saucepan with sausage; cook, stirring, until fragrant; about 1 minute. Add tomato paste & cook, stirring, until it darkens slightly, 1–2 minutes. Stir in stock blend, measured water, & pinch of sugar; bring to a boil. Simmer over medium heat until sauce is reduced 10–15 minutes. Cover to keep warm.

3Make Garlic Bread

Place bread cut sides up on a baking sheet, bake on centre oven rack, until golden and crisp, 5–7 minutes. Drizzle with oil, then cut each half into fourths.

4Cook Pasta

Return water to a boil, then add pasta, cook, stirring to prevent clumping, until al dente, about 2-3 minutes. Drain well, return pasta to pot. Add half of the Bolognese sauce, toss to combine.

5Finish Salad & Serve

Add dressing to bowl with lettuce; toss to combine. Serve pasta topped with remaining Bolognese sauce, parmesan. Serve pasta dish with salad & garlic bread alongside.