Spanish sausage in red wine recipe

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20 min


15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 594 kCal 30%
Fat 26g 37%
  -  Saturates 10g 50%

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


  • Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for about 10 mins until al dente.

  • 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.

Top tip for making Spanish sausage in red wine

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

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