Kransky Sausage Pasta with Tomato & Chili Pesto

Smoked Kranskys give a lovely rich flavour to this pasta dish with home made pesto, from



  • 3 Plain Kransky smoked sausages, sliced diagonally
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 50g semi dried tomatoes
  • 1 red chili, seeds removed and sliced
  • 20g grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 400g penne pasta, cooked and drained
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese to serve


  1. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium heat and fry the sliced Kransky sausages until browned on both sides.
  2. Place the oil, semi dried tomatoes, chilli, Parmesan and parsley into the work bowl of a food processor and process until smooth.
  3. Toss the pasta, pesto and kransky together in a large bowl. Season with freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Serve hot with salad and fresh crusty bread.