Sausage and Vegetable Linguine
(Serves 1, can be adjusted easily to 4-6)
This recipe is the definition, or at least my definition, of healthy comfort food. It is quick and easy to make, has no fancy ingredients, yet is packed full of vitamins for when you are feeling run down and need a boost.
When choosing vegetables I always go for the most vibrant in colour- call me crazy I just think they contain more vitamins. Here I have chosen red peppers which are packed full of Vitamins A, B6, C and folate. Vitamin C is not only a great antioxidant but aids the digestion of iron, which can be found in the broccoli… alongside a whole host of marvellous vitamins and minerals. Tomatoes are also rich in antioxidants.
Meanwhile well-made sausages, as a source of protein, provide iron and B12. Not forgetting that a little fat is good for digestion! It’s this balance between tasty and satisfying sausage meat and pasta, and vitamin-packed vegetables that makes this recipe such a great pick me up.