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Chorizo & chilli pepper pasta

Chorizo & chilli pepper pasta

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Pickled chilli peppers, spicy chorizo and sweet cherry tomatoes make up this simple and quick pasta dish. Ideal for an easy midweek meal for two

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal684
fat22g
saturates7g
carbs89g
sugars12g
fibre7g
protein28g
salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 200g penne
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 100g chorizo , skin removed and cut into chunks
  • 400g can cherry tomatoes
  • 2-3 guindilla pickled chilli peppers, sliced on an angle
  • ½ small pack basil , leaves picked and roughly torn
  • parmesan , grated, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta, give it a good stir, then cook for 1 min less than pack instructions, about 9-10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oil in a sauté pan over a high heat. Add the chorizo and cook for a couple of mins until the oils have been released, then add the tomatoes, a pinch of sugar and some seasoning. Bubble away for 5 mins, then drain the pasta, toss it through the sauce and stir in the peppers and basil. Serve with a generous grating of parmesan scattered over.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2017

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