September 14, 2012, 11:08 pm, Hi Ross, yes I was interested in garlic scapes since they have the most fascinating appearance! Sauté the onions for a couple of minutes, then add in the chorizo, followed by the mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and cream. Simmer for 5 minutes and then toss with the pasta once it's cooked. I am sure my family would enjoy it, bookmarked Question time: What’s your favourite pasta dish? I had the best marinara pasta when I was in Sydney. Drain pasta well and then put into the frying pan and mix well in the prepared sauce. • 100g penne or other tube shaped pasta Such nice flavor. Perfect kind of dish now that we’re coming into Autumn! September 13, 2012, 7:22 am. If you want to eat less meat without going vegetarian, try adding a pinch more herbs and spices than usual to create lots of delicious, bold flavours. What a fantastic pasta! Chorizo & Mushroom Pasta Bake recipe featured on DesktopCookbook. I love that chorizo is incorporated. Best served with freshly baked bread. Cook the pasta until it is almost tender, about 2 minutes before the recommended time on the packet. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package. I add red wine to my pasta sauce all the time! Remove from heat; stir in mushrooms and chorizo. Looks so delicious!! A hearty pasta bake with chorizo, mushroom and mozzarella. 9. Either way, I have neglected the blog for the duration of my holiday, for that I’m sorry. • 1 tbsp olive oil I had this sudden thought that I want to move up there, something I’ve never considered on the many trips I’ve had to Sydney. Finally, bake for 20-30 minutes until the cheese is melted and the edges are bubbly and golden. . There was so much going on my head was spinning…and of course, we had so much food that I could hardly walk (even though we had to walk a lot). 150g (1½ cups) orecchiette 2 slices sourdough bread (for 1½ cups crumbs) 25g (¼ cup) Parmesan cheese, finely grated 1 shallot or small onion, diced 1 clove garlic 100g (4oz) chorizo, cut into small pieces 200g (1 cup) canned diced tomatoes September 18, 2012, 4:23 pm. Add the pepper, mushrooms and bacon and continue cooking until the pepper is soft, stirring often. Easy, right? What is chorizo? Heat a medium saucepan with water and add a dash of salt to the water. Pour the oil into a large pan (a wok is the best option) and sautÃ Â© the onion, garlic and mushrooms until the onion is translucent, the garlic is cooked (but not brown) and the mushrooms are just about cooked. Add the broccoli 4 minutes before the end of the cooking time. September 18, 2012, 9:21 am, Agh, can’t believe I missed this bake, it looks ridiculously delicious! May 11, 2014, 11:15 am. Cook for a further 2 minutes stirring constantly, then add the passata and herbs and mix thoroughly. Perhaps I wouldn’t like it as much if I moved there permanently? September 14, 2012, 11:45 am. Cook pasta in the water until al dente, follow instructions on pasta packet for best cooking times. Thank you! Haha I never used to want to leave Melbourne but the last year or so, I’ve been wanting to leave. prep time: 10 mins cook time: 20 mins total time: 30 mins. Also NQN may be a blogging idol for me as well, but you are well up there , Nami | Just One Cookbook I’m sure they taste fantastic too. 8. Bulk up your meal using ingredients that have satisfying flavours and textures, such as mushrooms, lentils and beans. Serve hot. I’m not sure why I put in the jar of pasta sauce (in the background) because I never ended up using it. You can buy it fresh or already cooked (the packaging will explain if you need to cook it first). I need to pick up the pace and schedule posts like Lorraine does at Not Quite Nigella. Spicy chorizo, sun-dried tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, and plenty of garlic make this simple pasta dish a winner. Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake Serve hot. You can substitute regular sausages for the chorizo or using meatballs or mince also works fine. This looks so yummy. 1 tsp chilli flakes (use less if you don’t want it too spicy). 4.Stir in the chorizo and tomatoes and bring to the boil. • Handful of grated cheddar (or other) cheese • 1 chorizo, sliced into 0.5cm thickness Chorizo pasta bake . September 14, 2012, 9:23 am. I would be so tempted to scrape most of the top layer . yum, Xuan @ My Kitchen Fixation But of course, I will still share it with you since I dislike wasting anything. Although I like white pasta sauces a lot, I almost always prefer a red one. Sydney is a beautiful place, the weather and the scenery makes people livelier and healthier, or at least that’s the effect it had on me. Serves 2. Do you prefer tomato based sauces or creamy? Either variety will work for this recipe. Drain pasta well and then put into the frying pan and mix well in the prepared sauce. 6 Cook pasta to al dente according to producer’s directions. In a large saucepan cook the mushrooms in the oil until soft then add the chilli, garlic and chorizo.