• Serves 4
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


A slightly spicy pasta dish that's easy to make

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 tbs oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 large chorizo sausages
  • 1 jar red pesto sauce
  • 1 punnet grape tomatoes
  • 500g spiral or penne pasta
  • 1 handful of basil
  • Parmesan cheese to serve


  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil, add pasta and cook according to packet directions until al dente
  2. Heat oil in a frypan, cook onion until soft.
  3. Add sliced chorizo sausage and cook for five minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in pesto sauce and halved tomatoes, simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Drain pasta, return to pot, add pasta sauce and stir through. Serve in bowls sprinkled with torn basil leaves.

  • That looks soo good! I’m currently reducing my carb intake so this dish is really making my mouth water. Thank you for sharing.


  • Sounds lovely and tasty – thank you!


  • Ooh, quick and easy and yum. I can put this on the menu roster this week — just need some chorizo!


  • Looks like an easy tasty mid week meal. I love chorizo sausages.


  • This looks so tasty and would be great to have for a change to the normal pasta dishes we have.


  • I like chorizo sausages. It is always handy to have in the fridge to make perfect quick meal.


  • Ooo my fiancĂ© would love this. He loves chorizo


  • That looks tasty, and also quick and easy to make for a week night dinner


  • Chorizo is one of my fave things to eat!
    Love recipes with it in them so will definitely try this.
    Thank you!


  • Nice idea for a dinner


  • Yum I have all the ingredients, perfect dinner for tomorrow thanks


  • Had a chorizo gnocchi bake the other night, that chorizo is full of flavour


  • This delicious meals looks tasty, I just love chorizo sausage.


  • A basic chorizo pasta is a blessing for hungry tummies.


  • A fantastic pasta recipe,love the chorizo sausages in it! Thanks.


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