Chorizo Pasta

Chorizo Pasta

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"Who doesn't like chorizo? Hot chorizo and chilli pepper brings heat, while basil and parsely gives a fresh leafy flavor. The tomatoes and lemon juice adds a little acidity and sweetness. All the flavors are embraced with pasta, just can't stop eating!"
Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
20 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
150 g
pasta
2 l
water
120 g
chorizo
2 cloves
garlic
1 sprig
Thai chili
1 tbsp
oil
1 tbsp
lemon juice
salt

Utensils

pot (with lid), knife, cutting board, frying pan, spatula

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  • Step 1/5

    • 150 g pasta
    • 2 l water
    • pot (with lid)

    Prepare a pot of water with salt in it and start to boil pasta after water is boiled. Check the pasta package for the cooking time and turn the heat off when pasta is half cooked, usually 7min.

  • Step 2/5

    • 120 g chorizo
    • 100 g cherry tomatoes
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 sprig Thai chili
    • parsley (for garnish)
    • ½ avocado (ripe, optional)
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Meanwhile, cut up garlic, thai chilli pepper, and chorizo. Half cherry tomatoes. Slice avocadoes. Cut up parsely leaves.

  • Step 3/5

    Put 1 tbsp oil in the frying pan, then fry garlic, chilli pepper until aromatic, then add chorizo in the pan for 3 min until the oil from chorizo comes out. Put cherry tomatoes in and cook for another 5 min.
    • 1 tbsp oil
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Put 1 tbsp oil in the frying pan, then fry garlic, chilli pepper until aromatic, then add chorizo in the pan for 3 min until the oil from chorizo comes out. Put cherry tomatoes in and cook for another 5 min.

  • Step 4/5

    • 30 g basil (for decorating)
    • salt
    • pepper

    Add half-cooked pasta in the pan with chorizo. Then add 3 tbsp of pasta water and keep cooking pasta for another few minutes, until getting your desired pasta texture. Then mix basil with the pasta. Season with salt and pepper. If you aren't sure if the spices is enough, start with small amount then taste and adjust it!

  • Step 5/5

    • 1 tbsp lemon juice

    Put lemon juice in the pasta. Decorate the pasta with parsely and avocados.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Chorizo Pasta

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