Spanish sausage in red wine

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Penne pasta is spruced up with taasty chorizo in a tomato sauce. It is quick and easy to cook.
Penne pasta is spruced up with taasty chorizo in a tomato sauce. It is quick and easy to cook.
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe A rich and tasty sauce for penne pasta. This is made with chorizo, mushrooms, garlic, tomatoes with red wine. A tasty, quick and easy to cook meal for the whole family.


  • 125g (4oz) penne
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 200g (7oz) chorizo, sliced
  • 90g (3oz) button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 100ml (3½fl oz) red wine
  • 395g can cherry tomatoes

If you don’t want to use wine, add 2 tbs balsamic vinegar instead.


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for about 10 mins until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the chorizo and cook for a few mins, stirring, until it becomes crispy. Add the mushrooms and garlic, and fry for another min, then stir in the wine and cherry tomatoes. Simmer for 5 mins. Serve on top of the penne.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 594(kcal)
  • Fat 26.0g
  • Saturates 10.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Roshina goodtoknow

Hi proudmummywestwood, It's fine to use normal pork sausages cooked first then sliced and added to the recipe like the chorizo. It just won't taste as spicy with normal pork sausages instead of chorizo.


Would this still taste good with normal pork sausages? xx

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