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Pasta with cream Pork and Sage

A simple pasta dish that can be on the table in under 20 minutes, makes this a perfect midweek meal.
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 679kcal
Author Jacqueline Bellefontaine

Ingredients

  • 400 g penne pasta or other shape of your choice
  • salt
  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 250 g minced pork
  • 2 tsp dried sage
  • 150 g low fat creme fraiche
  • 200 g frozen peas
  • chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta in a saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for about 12 minutes or as directed on the packet
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion for 3-4 minutes until softened.
  • Add the mince and cook,  breaking up with the side of a spoon until browned
  • Add the sage, creme fraiche and peas. Cook over a low heat stirring occasionally for about  5 minutes.
  • Drain the pasta and serve topped with the creamy pork mixture. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper if desired

Notes

Nutrition values do not include seasoning with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 679kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 22.8mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2.7mg