Here is a tasty twist on the classic macaroni cheese.
Cheesy Chorizo Pasta
Ingredients (serves 4)
300g pasta (macaroni, penne, fusili or similar)
75g diced chorizo
50g plain flour
100g grated cheddar
salt and pepper to season
Preheat fan oven to 180 degrees.
Place pasta in oven-proof dish.
Grate the cheese.
Melt margarine in jug in microwave.
Mix in flour.
Mix in about a quarter of the milk and heat for 1 minute on medium in microwave.
Continue to mix in milk, about a quarter at a time and heat for 1 minute each time.
Continue to heat for 1 minute intervals until sauce has thickened, stirring between heating.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in most of the grated cheese, reserving a small amount.
Dice the chorizo and stir into the sauce.
Pour the sauce over the pasta.
Sprinkle reserved cheese on top.
Cook for about 40 minutes in preheated oven until pasta is soft, turning dish round halfway through cooking.
Serve and enjoy.
I’d love to hear what is your favourite twist on a classic dish?
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Looks good, pasta is always popular in our family.
Thank you. The chorizo spices it up nicely
This Cheesy Chorizo Pasta dish will go down so well in our house. My lot love Chorizo & what a great addition.
Love this xx
Wow! So good! Proper comfort food, love the sound of this!
yes definitely comfort food
I can’t think that I’ve got one, off the top of my head. I love the look of this though, what a great idea for a dish!
Looks lovely, my kids love pasta
This is lovely autumn warming food, I’m going to give this one a go. I’ll make a veggie version too using some quorn instead of the chorizio.
I’d like to hear whether it works well with quorn
Looks delicious definately one to make