Spicy Chorizo Rigatoni

Spicy Chorizo Rigatoni

An easy to make, crowd-pleasing pasta dishes suited for fast mid-week meals
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chorizo, pasta, spicy
Servings: 4


  • 300 g dried rigatoni
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 chorizos
  • 2 400 g cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Medium brown onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated parmesan to serve


  • Cook pasta according to packet directions
  • Peel and dice onion, crush and finely chop garlic and dice chorizo.
  • Heat olive oil in deep frying pan on medium. Add onion and garlic and fry, stirring constantly, for 7 minutes or until soft and translucent.
  • Turn up to medium-high, add chorizo and fry for a further 3 minutes continuing to stir.
  • Add tomato paste, chilli flakes and oregano and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Turn heat back to medium, pour in tinned tomatoes and allow to simmer for 10 minutes or until slightly reduced. Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  • Toss drained pasta through sauce to coat and serve topped with parmesan.

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