Sausageball pasta bake

Pasta bake recipe for 4 people, takes only 50 mins; recipe has sausagemeat, breadcrumb, rosemary, olive oil, passata, tomato paste, pasta, savoy cabbage, mozzarella and parmesan.

Sausageball pasta bake

Sausageball pasta bake

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Pasta bake


Prep time

15 mins


  • Parmesan: 2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
  • Olive Oil: 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Pasta: 300g fusilli or other pasta shapes
  • Passata: 500g carton passata
  • Mozzarella: 250g ball mozzarella, cubed
  • Rosemary: 1 tsp thyme or rosemary leaves, chopped
  • Breadcrumb: 50g fresh white breadcrumb
  • Tomato Paste: 2 tbsp sundried tomato paste
  • Savoy Cabbage: 1/2 small Savoy cabbage, cut into 1cm-wide slices
  • Sausagemeat: 450g sausagemeat


  1. Put the sausagemeat, breadcrumbs and thyme or rosemary in a bowl and mix to combine. Shape into 20 small balls.
  2. Heat oil in a wide pan and cook the sausageballs for 10 mins until nicely browned. Add passata and tomato paste, cover and simmer gently for 20 mins.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta following pack instructions, adding the cabbage for the final 5 mins of cooking time. Drain cabbage and pasta, toss with the sauce and spoon into a heatproof dish.
  4. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Push mozzarella cubes into the top of the pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan and bake for 15-20 mins until bubbling and crusty.