South African Classic – Boerwors Pasta Bake

My husband says this is the best pasta he’s ever eaten, and the man’s been to Italy!

An amazing pasta bake with boerwors, spinach, fresh tomatoes and gooey cheddar cheese 😍. So delicious.

Here’s how you can make this delicious dish.

Boerwors Pasta Bake


2 tablespoons coconut oil

500g Boerewors, cut into bite size chunks

1 onion, finely chopped

2 clove garlic, grated

1 cup/ 250g finely chopped spinach

1 can (410g) chopped peeled tomatoes

500g pasta shells

salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

2 cups grated cheddar cheese


1. Cook pasta in boiling water according to instructions on packet.

2. Heat up oil In a large pan, fry Boerewors over medium heat until just cooked through, remove and keep aside.

3. Fry onions and garlic until transparent using the same pan.

4. Add chopped spinach and tomatoes, bring to a simmer and cook until spinach has wilted, about 15 minutes, season and remove saucepan from heat and add the bite size boerwors.

5. Mix in the tomato and spinach mixture into the pasta and top with grated cheese and bake in the pre heated oven at 180° until cheese has melted and is golden brown.

Published by Landi Govender

Hello & Welcome! My name is Landi and I am a recipe developer who loves creating mouth-watering meals. During the week you’ll find me cooking up a storm, but on the weekends my favourite thing to do is spending time with my family. I’m so excited to connect with you and would love to learn something new about YOU!

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