• Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4 servings

Chorizo & Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

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Category: Dinner Party, Healthy Recipes, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1lb/500g dried pasta
  • 80z/225g chorizo, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4-6 roasted red peppers from a jar
  • 6oz/170g fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • a good handful parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup/40g grated fresh Parmesan/Pecorino Romano, plus extra to serve
  • salt & pepper to taste


1. Put a pan of water on over a high heat to boil.

2. When the water is boiling briskly, add the pasta and cook according to the package instructions, being careful not to overcook.

3. In a large frying pan, heat the oil, add the chorizo and cook for a minute or so, until heated through and the juices are stained red from the paprika in the chorizo.

4. Add the onion and cook until they become translucent (about 4-5 minutes).

5. Add the garlic and cook another minute.

6. Add the peppers and heat through.

7. Scoop half a mugful of pasta water from the pan, drain the remainder and add the pasta into the pan.

8. Add the mozzarella parsley, and grated cheese well and splash in the pasta water, to moisten.

9. Season to taste with salt & pepper.

10. Serve hot with extra grated cheese

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