Al-Ahram Weekly Online   29 September - 5 October 2011
Issue No. 1066
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Sufra Dayma:

Fettuccine Sausage and Vegetables

By Moushira Abdel-Malek

Serves 4


375 gms fettuccine (spinach or plain)

200 gms spicy smoked sausage (sliced)

2 cups broccoli florets

500 gms tomatoes (chopped)

2 tbsp lemon juice

50 gms butter + 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Salt + pepper + basil


Cook pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water, until just tender, then drain. Heat butter and oil in a large pan. Stir in sausage. Cook, stirring, for two minutes. Add broccoli. Stir until just tender. Add juice and tomato. Stir until tomato just softens. Season and stir. Gently toss pasta into vegetables and sausage, until heated through. Serve with grated parmesan and a salad.

N.B.: For sausage, you can use pepperoni, calabrese or chorizo in the recipe.

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