Penne with Chorizo

TERRI OPGENORTH

By
@Terrio13

I had to use up the chorizo I had in the refrigerator...what to make? I wasnt sure what I wanted but had a taste for pasta so I made up this dish. Both my Husband and I had two servings each! It was delicious. I have to get the recipe down right away so I wouldnt forget it! I hope you try it too.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
cooked penne
2 stick
chorizo (mexican sausage, mild or medium
1
green pepper-chopped
1/2
sweet onion-chopped
3 clove
garlic-chopped
3-5
roma tomatoes-chopped
15 oz
ricotta cheese
1/4 c
basil pesto

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Start water for pasta and cook per directions.
2
Heat a heavy skillet on medium heat and fry out chorizo.
3
When the sausage is nearly done add the peppers, onion and garlic. Cook until tender.
4
Add tomatoes to skillet and cook a few minutes. Then add the ricotta cheese and stir well to combine. Continue to cook just until the mixture starts to bubble.
5
Drain the pasta and add back to the pot. Pour the chorizo mixture over the pasta and add the basil pesto. Stir well and serve with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy