Sausage Fusilli al Forno
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Sausage Fusilli al Forno

Sausage Fusilli al Forno

with Fresh Ricotta

Baked pasta (pasta al forno) is Italian comfort food at its finest. Even if you don't have a nonna, you can still appreciate the home-cooked warmth that this dish brings.

Family Friendly
Optional Spice

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

250 g

Mild Italian Sausage, uncased

170 g


(Contains Wheat)

56 g

Baby Spinach

50 g


2 unit

Garlic, cloves

100 g

Ricotta Cheese

(Contains Milk)

½ cup

White Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

370 mL

Crushed Tomatoes

1 tbsp

Balsamic Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

1 tbsp

Italian Seasoning

¼ tsp

Chili Flakes

Not included in your delivery

½ tsp


1 tbsp


¼ tsp


0.38 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories940 kcal
Fat43 g
Saturated Fat19 g
Carbohydrate91 g
Sugar17 g
Dietary Fiber9 g
Protein47 g
Cholesterol130 mg
Sodium1640 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pot
Small Bowl
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Oven-Proof Pan



Before starting, preheat the broiler to high. Wash and dry all produce. Heat Guide for Step 4: 1/8 tsp mild, 1/4 tsp medium, 1/2 tsp spicy and 1 tsp extra-spicy! Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, peel, then finely chop shallot. Peel, then mince or grate garlic. Add ricotta and cheddar to a small bowl. Season with 1/8 tsp salt (dbl for 4 ppl) and pepper, then stir to combine. Set aside.

Cook sausage

Heat a large oven-proof pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then sausage. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up sausage into smaller pieces, until cooked through, 4-5 min.**

Cook fusilli

Meanwhile, add fusilli to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 9-11 min.Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain fusilli.

Cook sauce

Meanwhile, add shallots, garlic and 1/4 tsp chili flakes to the pan with sausage. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.) Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring often, until shallots soften, 3-4 min. Add crushed tomatoes, vinegar, Italian Seasoning, 1/2 tsp sugar and 1/4 cup water (dbl both for 4 ppl). Season with salt and pepper. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, 8-10 min.

Assemble and broil

Add fusilli, spinach and reserved pasta water to the pan with sauce. Stir until spinach wilts, 1-2 min. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Remove the pan from heat. (NOTE: If you don't have an oven-proof pan, transfer the mixture to a 8x8-inch baking dish at this point. Use a 9x13-inch baking dish for 4 ppl.) Dollop cheese mixture over pasta.Broil in the middle of the oven until cheese is melted and golden-brown, 5-6 min.

Finish and serve

Divide sausage fusilli al forno between plates.