You’ve just come home right on dinner time and you don’t feel like cooking… this is a great meal, cook the pasta, heat up the chorizo, stir through some tomatoes and you have this great weeknight dinner! A very easy and light pasta recipe to whip up when you’re in a hurry.  Plus I think you can never go wrong with pasta and chorizo.  This is a really great one pan dish.

A very easy and light chorizo pasta recipe to whip up when you're in a hurry. This is a really great one pan dish.

Serve in a bowl with some ricotta and basil.

A very easy and light chorizo pasta recipe to whip up when you're in a hurry. This is a really great one pan dish.


Chorizo Pasta

  • Author: The Organised Housewife
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins


  • 350g pasta (your choice, we like penne or spirals)
  • 3 chorizo sausages, sliced
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped finely
  • 50g ricotta


  1. Cook pasta to packet directions
  2. Cook chorizo until heated and browned, 4 min
  3. Remove sausages from pan
  4. No need to add more oil
  5. Add onion to pan, cook stirring, 2 min
  6. Add garlic and tomato, cook stirring, 4 min
  7. Return chorizo to pan along with parsley
  8. Stir and serve
  9. Dollop with ricotta cheese


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  • Serving Size: 5
  • Calories: 461
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 462mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg

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Lisa @ Chocolate Meets Strawberry May 16, 2016 - 7:15 PM

What a great idea, Katrina! Love your beautiful bright photos of this yummy pasta dish. I also love that the ingredient list is so short! Definitely handy when there isn’t much time to throw something together mid-week!!

Katrina - The Organised Housewife May 17, 2016 - 7:54 AM

Love those quick and easy meals and they are inexpensive to 🙂

Aida Mcmillan May 20, 2016 - 11:19 PM

Thank you Katrina for great weekly recipes and ideas. Really helps a lot!
You are a fabulous and a Supermum
Thank you again
Best regards
Aida 🙂

Katrina - The Organised Housewife May 23, 2016 - 11:41 AM

No not a supermum at all Aida, but thank you 🙂

Suzy January 19, 2018 - 10:11 PM

Do you use chorizo from the deli (cooked, similar to salami) or the meat department (raw, like a sausage)? My supermarket has both and I’m never sure which kind to use when I see chorizo in recipes.

Katrina - The Organised Housewife January 22, 2018 - 9:12 AM

Hi Suzy, I buy mine from the deli

Chantelle August 28, 2019 - 7:32 AM

Morning Katrina,
How many does this Chorizo dish serve for ? Thankyou in advance.


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