Thursday, July 5, 2012

The last recipe! Mourning Jack Give away.

Good evening, everyone. Today's dish is linguine with Italian sausage. Ade had this on the menu at 'The Bay Horse'. It's a nice comforting, hearty dish. Sadly, I have yet to find any Italian sausage in the UK (no jokes please). So this recipe will make me weep with longing as I type it.

Tomorrow night, the lucky winner will be announced. ;)

For the sauce:
1 small onion, very finely chopped
1 carton of passata
About 1/2 cup of water (I add it to the empty passata carton and swish it around to get the last bits of sauce)
garlic powder
brown sugar
Italian sausage, cooked and chopped.

Soften onion until transparent, in olive  oil. Pour in the passata, add 1 teaspoon of oregano, garlic powder, basil and parsley.  Simmer for a little while. Add enough brown sugar to take the acid 'edge' off the tomato-based sauce. Add the chopped sausage and simmer a little more.

Serve over linguine with plenty of freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese.

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  1. I love the sound of this, hubby does the cooking so will have him take a look. I've been following all week but haven't had time to comment before now. Lovely recipes, thanks so much for sharing them

  2. Sound great! I would sub the onion with garlic hate onions!

  3. Hm... I've never had this before. but again, It sounds most delicious. =D heh...


  4. Adding the brown sugar really sounds like it will give this an added punch! Thanks for all these recipes and the giveaway!
    OceanAkers @

  5. i really like the looks of that recepie the best out of all you have posted this week. you'd love where i live we have our own 'little italy' with some great stores that sell real italian saussage


    1. *weeps*

      can you mail me some?

      I love Italian delis. I could die happy on the tile floor of an Italian deli.