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Roasted Chorizo Tomato Pasta

Easy to prepare and endlessly versatile, this quick dish makes a wonderful supper when time is short.

Roasted Chorizo Tomato Pasta

Photo credit: © Eatwell101.comLet’s celebrate one of the greatest pleasure of the table with this glorious tomato pasta that unexpectedly pairs chorizo and ricotta. Easy to prepare and endlessly versatile, this quick dish makes a wonderful supper when time is short. I hope you’ll use this recipe to make pasta for dinner tonight!

Ingredient list for the Chorizo Tomato Pasta

Serves 3-4 

Preparation time: 20 minutes – Cooking time: 20 minutes

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups (320g) of  Rotini or other short pasta
  • 2 chorizo
  • 1  chopped onion (white or red)
  • 2 bunches of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 big tablespoons (100g) of tomato paste
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup (150g) ricotta cheese
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper


1. Cut the chorizo ​​into slices, not too thick. Peel and chop the onion.
2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and fry the chorizo ​​over medium heat with the chopped onion until the onion is translucent.
3. Add tomatoes to the pan along with the tomato paste, mix well and cook for 3 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, cook pasta for 7-10 minutes in plenty of boiling salted water. Then, drain the pasta and pour into a large bowl.
5. Grate the zest of the lemon and add to the chorizo and tomato sauce. Add the ricotta and stir over low heat for 1 minute, then combine with pasta. Adjust seasoning and serve. Enjoy!

Note: Ricotta is fairly low-fat and is a good alternative to cream. If you have some fresh herbs in the garden, why not adding a few basil leaves?

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