Spicy Sausage Pasta

This is a slimming-friendly, Spicy Sausage Pasta recipe that you can enjoy when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!

It’s no secret that I adore pasta! This Spicy Sausage Pasta dish is one of my go-to slimming favourites and is so quick and easy.

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This recipe can be easily bulked out for extra portions by adding extra pasta and green beans. It’s super thrifty and reheats well for lunches or a quick supper.

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The key ingredient in this dish is of course, sausages!

There are lots of different types of low fat sausage you could use in this recipe, it really comes down to personal preference. You could even use veggie sausages if you wanted!

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Most supermarkets have a low calorie sausage product, and they are all great for this recipe! Remember that the calories, nutritional values and Points do vary, so check how the ones you pick fit into any plan you are following.

Heck also offer some great sausage options. Most of their chicken sausages (there are a few different varieties) are much lower in fat and calories than a traditional sausage, and well worth a look. 

You’ll find that choosing which sausages to use is the hardest part of this recipe, it’s so simple, and perfect for a quick mid week meal.

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How many calories is this Spicy Sausage Pasta recipe?

This Spicy Sausage Pasta dish is 208 calories per portion using sausages that are 78 calories each.

If your sausages are more or less calories than this, make sure to adjust accordingly!

How Weight Watchers Friendly Spicy Sausage Pasta recipe?

As a guide there are 8 Points per portion in this recipe.

However, this may vary depending on the type of sausages you use. We advise using the Weight Watchers app to log the ingredients so that you get the most accurate value!

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208kcal 8

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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. Meanwhile, cook the sausages in a frying pan until cooked through and browned.
  2. Cut the cooked sausages into 2cm pieces and place into a saucepan on a medium heat. Spray with a little low calorie cooking spray, then add the chilli flakes, garlic and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the passata and add the oregano and half of the fresh basil. Cut the green beans into 2 cm pieces and add to the pasta 2 minutes before the end of cooking.
  3. Drain the pasta and beans and add to the saucepan with the tomato and sausages. Season to taste and mix well.
  4. Serve immediately, top with the rest of the fresh basil and a little parmesan (remember to syn it if you use it!).

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This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

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- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.

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7 Comments
  1. Made this with Heck Italian sausages, It was a few more WW points than 8, as the pasta was that on its own, but it was delicious.

  2. Made for the first time today using quorn sausages. Added a dash of soy sauce and a squirt of tomato ketchup to taste. Very enjoyable and fed the family on a budget.

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