Sage pork chops with vegetable pasta recipe

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Sage pork chops with vegetable pasta is the perfect midweek meal for the whole family. Cheap, quick and easy to rustle up in under an hour

sage pork chop with vegetable pasta, low calorie meals
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time35 mins
Five A DayOne
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories464 Kcal23%
Sugar6.6 g7%
Fat31.5 g45%
Saturated Fat10.1 g51%
Salt0.3 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein22.1 g44%
Carbohydrates22.8 g9%
Salt0.3 gRow 7 - Cell 2

This sage pork chops with vegetable pasta recipe serves four people and will take 35 minutes to cook.

Tender pork chops are roasted with fresh sage leaves, which infuses them with an earthy, peppery flavour. The vegetable pasta is made with carrot, red onion pepper, and celery along with your choice of pasta.


  • 4 outdoor-reared pork chops
  • 6 large sage leaves
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 stick celery, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, finely chopped
  • 3tbsp sundried tomato paste
  • 4tbsp sliced black olives, chopped
  • 200g small pasta shapes




  1. Heat the oven to 200C, gas 6. Put the pork chops in a roasting tray. Scatter over the sage leaves and drizzle with half the oil. Season and roast for 20 mins, or until cooked through; set aside to rest.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a non-stick sauté pan and gently cook the onion, carrot, celery and pepper for 10 mins. Add the tomato paste, olives and 150ml water; simmer for 5 mins.
  3. Cook the pasta shapes according to the pack instructions. Drain, then toss through the vegetable sauce. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve with the chops.

Top tips for making sage pork chops with vegetable pasta

If you’re not a fan of sage, you could swap for basil instead. Basil would work just as well in this recipe and has a more subtle flavour than sage.

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Jessica Dady
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies