Chorizo and pasta

Works best with chorizo but any meat will work well!

Preparation Time

Cook Time





Step 1:

  • 1. Cover pasta with boiling water (add a pinch of salt and a drop of oil to stop it sticking).
  • Step 2:

  • 2. Heat up a tbsp of oil in a wok/large frying pan on a high heat.
  • Step 3:

  • 3. Roughly dice chorizo and add to pan.
  • Step 4:

  • 4. Finely dice onion and add to chorizo in pan.
  • Step 5:

  • 5. Once the onions are starting to colour, add in the finely diced (or crushed) garlic (dont add before this because garlic burns very easily!)
  • Step 6:

  • 6. Add a splash of balsamic, cook for 30s to remove the acidity, then add a tsp of chipotle paste, cook for a further 30s.
  • Step 7:

  • 7. Add the chipped tomatoes, basil and a few chilli flakes.
  • Step 8:

  • 8. Stir all the ingredients in, taste and add balsamic/basil/salt/pepper etc to taste.
  • Step 9:

  • 9. Turn wok down to a low heat until pasta is cooked.
  • Step 10:

  • 10. Drain pasta when cooked, add to wok to mix through the sauce.
  • Step 11:

  • 11. Serve up and munch away.