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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


  • 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


  • 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


Nutrition values do not include seasoning with salt and pepper.


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