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Healthy sausage and peppers penne (high protein)

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Healthy sausage and peppers penne (high protein)


  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Cut the sausage into rounds and add it to the pan. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.  Remove and set aside.
  • Place the same pan over high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Cut the onion and the peppers into small pieces, finely chop the garlic, and add them to the pan. Add the cumin, the chili flakes, and sauté for 8-10 minutes until tender and golden.
  • Add the sausage, the tomato paste, the grated tomatoes, salt, the water, and simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • At the same time, in a pot with boiling water add salt, the penne, and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the penne and transfer to the pan with the sauce. Add oregano and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve with oregano, feta cheese, olive oil, and pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
13 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
25 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
14 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
66 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
28 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
23 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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