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

Step-By-Step

1Start water for pasta and cook per directions.
2Heat a heavy skillet on medium heat and fry out chorizo.
3When the sausage is nearly done add the peppers, onion and garlic. Cook until tender.
4Add 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.
5Drain 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