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Creamy Tomato, Spinach and Beef Penne

This Creamy Tomato, Spinach and Beef Penne will become your new family favourite. Just 10 minutes to prepare, why not make a few batches for later. Pasta is made from grain, one of the basic food groups in a healthy diet that also can include vegetables, fruits, fish, and poultry.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4



  • 400 g dried penne
  • 500 g beef sausages with herbs and spices
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 500 g can SA Gourmet Food Co condensed tomato soup
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2/3 cup cooking cream
  • 80 g baby spinach
  • Fresh basil leaves to serve
  • Finely grated parmesan to serve



  • Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, remove sausages from casings. Tear meat into small pieces. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sausage meat and onion. Cook for 5 minutes or until browned. Add garlic and paprika. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add soup and stock. Bring to a simmer. Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes or until reduced slightly. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add cream, spinach and pasta to beef mixture. Stir to combine. Top with basil and parmesan.
Keyword condensed tomato soup, family meal