Pasta, Sausage and Bacon Salad

Serves: to serve 4

Prep Time: 5 Minutes + waiting

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ready In: 25 mins
+ waiting


8 oz - pasta shapes

5 oz - frozen peas

  handful - parsley

10 - 15 stems - chives

1 - lemon

  - salt and pepper

2 tablespoons - olive oil

2 - pork sausages

4 rashers (slices) - smoked bacon


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack (usually 3-4 minutes in boiling water). Add the peas for the final 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool, then drain again.
  2. Chop the parsley and snip the chives into a large mixing bowl. Add the zest and the juice of the lemon to the bowl, then add the olive oil and the cooled pasta and peas, with plenty of salt and freshly ground black pepper and mix well. Cover and chill.
  3. Grill the sausages and bacon (till crisp) and allow them to cool. When you are ready to serve, break the bacon into small pieces and thinly slice the sausages. Add the sausages to the pasta mix and sprinkle the bacon over the top.