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Penne Pasta with Chorizo

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
lb chorizo, cut into slices
2
cups chopped onion
3
cloves garlic, minced
1
cup chicken broth
1
(10-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1
cup heavy cream
8
ozs penne pasta
Salt and pepper to taste
2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4
cup chopped green onions

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

When cooking the pasta, add a teaspoon of oil to the water to prevent the pasta from sticking.

Pasta is one of those dishes that work well for any occasion and everyone loves it. My favorite weekday dishes are the ones I can prepare in 30 minutes or less and are filled with flavor. I’m in love with this pasta with chorizo recipe because it’s such a flavorful dish. It’s a new favorite in my house and I’ve taken to preparing it often because it’s delicious, inexpensive and easy to make.

Directions

  • 1 Fry the chorizo in olive oil for a couple of minutes and drain on paper towel.
  • 2 Add the onion and cook 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • 3 Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, cream, salt and pepper. Stir well and simmer for 8 minutes.
  • 4 Next, cook the pasta al dente. When ready, drain and add to the sauce with grated cheese and chorizo. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes. Serve hot and garnished with chopped scallions on top.

Pasta is one of those dishes that work well for any occasion and everyone loves it. My favorite weekday dishes are the ones I can prepare in 30 minutes or less and are filled with flavor. I’m in love with this pasta with chorizo recipe because it’s such a flavorful dish. It’s a new favorite in my house and I’ve taken to preparing it often because it’s delicious, inexpensive and easy to make.

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 28, 2015

Pasta is one of those dishes that work well for any occasion and everyone loves it. My favorite weekday dishes are the ones I can prepare in 30 minutes or less and are filled with flavor. I’m in love with this pasta with chorizo recipe because it’s such a flavorful dish. It’s a new favorite in my house and I’ve taken to preparing it often because it’s delicious, inexpensive and easy to make.