Chorizo Sausage and Ricotta Penne

Chorizo Sausage and Ricotta Penne
  Prep time: 5mins - Cook Time: 20mins - Serves: 4
This Chorizo and Ricotta Penne Pasta is the epitome of quick and easy. All you need is 6 ingredients and 20mins to make this delicious pasta dish


  • 1 pack Heck! 97% Chorizo Style pork Sausages
  • 300g Penne Pasta
  • 1 bunch of fresh Basil
  • 60g Rocket
  • 175g Ricotta
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions. Drain, reserving a ladleful of the cooking liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, de skin the sausages and tear them apart into small pieces, heat a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the chorizo for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Add the drained pasta the smoked paprika and a splash of the reserved cooking liquid to the pan with the chorizo, adding a little more liquid if needed to loosen the sauce. Mix well to coat the pasta and heat through.
  4. Remove from the heat and toss in the basil and rocket. Dot over the ricotta, drizzle with a little oil and mix gently

Serve with a Focaccia and a mixed leaf salad.


 Nutritional Information Per 100g  Per Portion
Energy 908kJ/217kcal 1962kJ/470kcal
Fat 12g 26g
Of Which Saturates 4.5g 9.8g
Carbohydrates  12g 25g
Of Which Sugars 0.9g 2.0g
Protein 14g 31g
Salt 0.79g 1.7g