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Telma's Pasta with Italian Sausage and Zucchini

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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Zucchini
I am such a lucky girl – Why? Because the boyfriend also loves to cook and sometimes it’s nice to be wined and dined ㋛ And when he makes this pasta with Italian sausage and zucchini I’m definitely a lucky and happy girl! Have you tried it? Give it a go, you won’t regret it, it’s a simple dish that never disappoints!

Ingredients
170g of dry pasta (85g per person) such as penne or rigatoni
3 tbsp olive oil
1 zucchini, ends trimmed, sliced into 0.5cm round or half round
1/2 a large yellow onion, thinly sliced
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 Italian sausages, casings removed and broken into small chunks
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Grated Parmesan cheese, to taste
Method:
Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil.
Cook pasta according to package instructions.
Meanwhile, place a large bottom pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tbsp of olive oil, then add sausage and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes (breaking it up as you go) until browned.
Remove sausage with a slotted spoon and set aside in a bowl.
Return the pan to the heat.
Add an extra tablespoon of olive oil, add the bay leaf and the onion and cook for 2 mins.
Add in the zucchini and continue cooking for 4-5 mins, stirring occasionally, until the zucchini is cooked.
Add in white wine and stir the bottom of the pan to deglaze.
Put the sausage back in the pan and cook for another 2 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
Reserve 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water, and then drain pasta.
Add the pasta to the pan with the sausage and zucchini along with the fresh basil and a final tablespoon of olive oil.
Stir and cook for about a minute before serving, adding the extra pasta water for moisture.
Top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.
Prepared, tried and tested by Telma Guerreiro
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