Creamy pork pasta with lemon, chilli and peas

Creamy pork pasta with lemon, chilli and peas
  • Serves icon for 4 people
  • Time icon Ready in 20 minutes

A simple supper = this creamy pork pasta with added lemon, chilli and peas is a  great dish that’s quick, cheap and easy to make.


  • Pack of 6 sausages
  • 1 lemon
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 200g tub of half-fat crème fraîche
  • 500g packet of pasta
  • Couple of handfuls of frozen or fresh peas
  • Parmesan, to serve


  1. Take the sausages and split the skins, squeezing the meat from each into a hot pan. Pan-fry, breaking up the meat, until golden and crispy in places.
  2. Add grated lemon zest, a good squeeze of lemon juice, dried chilli flakes and the tub of half-fat crème fraîche. Bubble away for 1 minute.
  3. Cook pasta according to the packet instructions and throw in the peas for the last few minutes. Drain, reserving some of the cooking water.
  4. Toss the pasta and peas with the sauce, thinning down with the cooking water as necessary.
  5. Serve with lots of freshly grated Parmesan.


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