Pasta With Shallots And Sausage

This recipe for pasta with shallots and sausage is part of the Tandy Tuesday pasta day initiated by Cindy. Cindy is a friend who I met through blogging. She has inspired many recipes over the years I have known her.

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It is not often that I can find shallots at Woolworths, and so when I do I make sure I buy them. To me this is a staple ingredient in Europe and one I have transported often in my suitcase. In fact, the last lot came all the way from Johannesburg, but I managed to find some locally last week. Dave much prefers shallots to onions as they are milder in taste. I love them as we never need an entire onion for a dish. Unless of course I am making a super huge batch of oxtail. Here is a recipe for Pasta With Shallots And Sausage and cherry tomatoes for colour. I prefer to use shallots as they are sweeter and smaller than onions. Often if I cannot find them we end up cooking the entire onion and setting half aside to use at another time.

Pasta With Shallots And Sausage
Pasta With Shallot, Sausage And Cherry Tomatoes
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Pasta with Shallot, Sausage and Cherry Tomatoes

Recipe Category: Italian
Makes enough for: 2 people
All Rights Reserved: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • pasta of your choice
  • 15 mls olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 chilli - left whole
  • 2 shallots finely chopped
  • 2 sausages sliced
  • 125 g cherry tomatoes sliced
  • grated Parmesan to garnish


  • while the pasta is cooking heat the olive oil in a pan
  • add the garlic, chilli and shallots and cook until the shallots are transparent
  • add the sausage and tomatoes
  • add some liquid if necessary - I use the water that the pasta is cooking in
  • remove the chilli
  • add the drained pasta, garnish with the Parmesan, serve and enjoy

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