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Chorizo, pasta and vegetable bake

Category: Main course

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
40 minutes
Difficulty:

What you'll need and how to make this dish

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves of Garlic
  • peeled and crushed
  • Handful of fresh basil
  • stalks removed
  • 400 g can of plum tomatoes
  • chopped
  • 1 bell pepper
  • any colour
  • de-seeded and quartered
  • 1 aubergine
  • halved and stem removed
  • 350 g dried penne pasta
  • 125 g mozzarella cheese
  • ripped to bits
  • 250 g thinly sliced chorizo

Method

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan and sautee the onions and garlic until soft
  • about 5 minutes
  • remove and reserve
  • Brush the pepper and aubergine with the a little oil and fry in the same pan
  • on a high heat
  • for 10 minutes
  • turning often.
  • Meanwhile
  • in another pan
  • add 1 tablespoon of oil and a grind of black pepper
  • throw in basil and heat for 20 seconds
  • add the onions
  • garlic and tomatoes
  • heat through.
  • Cook the pasta as directed
  • drain and add to the tomato mix.
  • Cut the pepper and aubergine into bite-sized slices.
  • Spoon the pasta
  • peppers
  • aubergines and tomatoes into an oven-proof dish. Top with torn mozzarella and finish with the chorizo.
  • Bake for 15 minutes