Penne With Chorizo and Kale

“I created this recipe to suit the veggies I happened to have in my fridge at the time. It was pretty slim pickings but if I'd had onions or fresh lemon I might have added those too. As it was, I was pretty pleased with this. If you don't have chorizo, you could use your favourite sausage.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam the broccoli and set aside.
  2. Boil some water in a large saucepot and cook the pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, fry the chorizo in a frying pan on a high heat, turning so both sides get nice and crispy.
  4. Remove the chorizo from the pan and leave to drain on paper towel.
  5. Use a little more paper towel to clean out most of the fat from the chorizo from the frying pan, then add the olive oil.
  6. Set the pan over a medium heat and lightly saute the garlic for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the kale and cook for 1-2 minutes until wilted.
  8. Stir in the broccoli and chorizo and set aside.
  9. Drain the pasta and mix in the hot sauce, salt and pepper.
  10. Stir in the cheddar cheese, then toss with the chorizo mixture and serve.

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