Posts made in January, 2012

pasta di salsiccia, spinaci e finocchio (sausage, spinach and fennel pasta)

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in favourites, main meal recipes | 6 comments

pasta di salsiccia, spinaci e finocchio (sausage, spinach and fennel pasta)

A little good quality meat, a lot of vegetables, and a zing of fennel that’ll make your family’s tastebuds sit up and take notice. This quick but delicious pasta dish I learned in Sicily is a revelation and I’m really excited to share it with you.  Sicilian sausages are often flavoured with fennel, but as I couldn’t find any like these in butchers and supermarkets near me, I added fennel seeds instead whilst cooking and the end result tastes just as good. You can add less if you want to introduce the flavour more gently, but my 3 year old loved the taste and only frowned at a stray spinach stalk that escaped the blender.  If you have spinach rebels in the house, then try carrot, courgette or any other veg instead, as long as its softened enough to whizz up.  Let me know what you think! 

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