a bowl of sausage penne pasta

Creamy Garlic Sausage and Broccoli Penne

Recipe cooking time
Serves 6


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Add the broccoli during the last three minutes of cooking.

  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the sausages and cook for five minutes until browned. 

  3. Reduce the heat and add the onion, garlic, chilli and thyme. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until the onion has softened and the sausages are cooked through. 

  4. Increase the heat and add the white wine. Bring to a simmer until it has reduced by half.

  5. Stir in the Cooking Cream, then remove from the heat. 

  6. Drain the pasta and broccoli and stir into the pan until coated. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Per serving: 433kcal, 20g fat (5.1g saturated), 41.7g carbs, 1.1g sugar, 0.7g fibre, 16g protein, 0.243g sodium


  • 400g penne pasta
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 225g pork sausages, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 8 sprigs of thyme, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 100ml white wine
  • 125ml Avonmore Cooking Cream