Chorizo & Spinach Pasta
A hearty spicy pasta dish, perfect to quickly whip up on a weeknight.
2 cooking chorizo sausages
2 large handfuls of spinach
250grams dried pasta
1 heaped tsp tomato puree
1 heaped tsp of roasted red pepper paste
1tsp of oregano
Small glass of sherry (or white wine)
Splash of sherry vinegar
Begin heating a large pan of salted water and add pasta once boiled.
Take the chorizo out of the casing and break apart into bite-size bits.
Put a pan on a medium heat, add the crumbled sausage with a small splash of olive oil and cook down for about 5 minutes
Turn up the heat to medium-high and add the puree & pepper paste, cook down again for another 3-4 minutes.
Pour in your small glass of sherry and allow to simmer for a few minutes.
Turn the heat back down to medium and add oregano, and a splash of sherry vinegar and stir through.
Add cooked pasta with a splash of the pasta water and the spinach.
Stir everything together for a couple minutes to wilt the spinach and coat the pasta
Serve with a good helping of parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil.