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Joe’s simple Monday evening Pasta

Mon, 8 October 2018

Joe’s simple Monday evening Pasta

Ingredients

Dash of Irish Rapeseed oil

3 crushed garlic cloves

1 onion, chopped

10 thinly sliced mushrooms

Fresh basil, chopped

250ml full fat cream

2 tea spoons of mild chili power

Black pepper

Salt

Thinly sliced Chorizo as much or as little as you like

400g Tinned Tomatoes

Enough pasta for 4 people

 

Method 

Pour the oil into a large pan sauté the chorizo, add the onion, garlic and mushrooms and cook until the onion is translucent, the garlic is cooked (but not brown) and the mushrooms are just about cooked.

Add the chili powder and cook for 1 minute

Add tinned tomatoes; simmer for 5 minutes

Whilst the sauce is cooking add your pasta to very salted boiling water (the Italians say the water should be as salty as the Mediterranean Sea).

Add black pepper, fresh basil a sprinkle of salt to the sauce and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stirring on a regular basis.

Stir in the cream and cook for 5 minutes, stirring on a regular basis

Drain the pasta once cooked and adds to the sauce. Cooked on a high heat for 1 minute whilst stirring. Do not let it stick.

Garnish with chopped basil, grated parmesan cheese and black pepper.

 

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