Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Chorizo Pasta



This dish is simple yet super tasty. This recipe is pretty versatile, you could use up any veg you have on hand.

Chorizo Pasta
Serves 6-8


  • 500g penne
  • 225g Spanish chorizo thinly sliced (I used the Berg brand from Aldi)
  • 1 red capsicum cubed
  • 2 tins crushed tomatoes
  • 1 brown onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta chicken stock powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh (or dried) oregano
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • Olive oil


1. Boil penne per packet instructions and put aside. Heat half a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan over medium high heat and saute onion for 5 minutes. Add the chorizo and fry for a further 5 minutes.
2. Add tomato paste, garlic and oregano and fry for 2 minutes before stirring in tinned tomatoes, stock powder, capsicum and water. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 25 minutes.
3. After 25 minutes stir sauce through pasta. Serve.

Xo Bec

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