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Leftover sausage bake recipe

Looking for a tasty sausage recipe to use up leftovers? This easy, budget casserole dinner idea uses pantry basics to conjure up a quick, nutritious meal. Find more on Kidspot NZ

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Ingredients:

  • 300g short pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 red capsicum, finely diced
  • 1 zucchini, thickly sliced and quartered
  • 8 leftover sausages, chopped
  • 420g jar pasta sauce
  • 400g can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese

Method:

Cook pasta and drain.

Preheat oven to 180°C conventional or 160°C fan forced.

Heat olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan. Saute garlic, red capsicum and zucchini until softened.

Toss through pasta, sausages, pasta sauce and crushed tomatoes.

Pour into a casserole dish and top with grated cheese. Cook for around 30 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.

Serve with a salad.

Notes:

  • If you need to make this s-t-r-e-t-c-h further, stir through some drained red kidney beans before popping in the oven.
  • Add a gentle heat with the addition of a little chopped chilli.
  • This recipe was created by Alana House for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Alana at Housegoeshome and on Twitter.

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