Tomato and aubergine pasta with chorizo breadcrumbs recipe
- Serves 4
- 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
- 665 calories/serving
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 aubergine, cut into 1cm cubes
- 350g penne
- 380g tomato and herb pasta sauce
- 100g chorizo ring, skin removed and finely diced
- One tiger roll, torn into breadcrumbs
- 100g lighter grated Cheddar
- Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the aubergine and fry for 8-10 mins until golden, soft, and translucent.
- Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water for 10-12 mins until tender, then drain.
- Stir the pasta sauce into the aubergine with 50ml water and gently simmer over medium-low heat for 8-10 mins.
- Put the chorizo in a separate nonstick frying pan, then place over medium heat.
- Cook for 5-6 mins, frequently stirring, until golden and crisp and oil from the chorizo has been released into the pan.
- Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs and fry for a further 4-5 mins, stirring continually, until crisp and golden.
- Stir the pasta into the aubergine pan.
- Scatter over some chorizo crumbs and serve with the cheese and more chorizo crumbs to sprinkle over at the table.
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