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    Creamy Chorizo and Chicken Pasta

    Creamy Chorizo and Chicken Pasta. Photo by copperfire

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    20 mins

    copperfire's Note:

    a mixture of chicken and chorizo with cream that makes this pasta hard to resist and so easy to whip up on a work night

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook your pasta for 8 to 10 mins in a large pot of boiling water, drain , splash in a little olive oil and return to pot
    2. 2
      Heat your frying pan add the onion garlic and chilli and brown for one min.
    3. 3
      Add the sliced chorizo and fry til brown ,
    4. 4
      Remove ingrediants from pan and put aside
    5. 5
      Add chopped chicken cook til brown
    6. 6
      Return everything to pan add cream and pesto cook til heated through and thicken slightly ,.
    7. 7
      Pour over pasta season with salt and pepper to taste add parsley and serve
    8. 8
      Lovely with a green salad and fresh bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 26, 2011

      I'm not rating as I want to be fair to the recipe since I've never cooked with Chorizo before. My chorizo wasn't marked hot or extra hot, but we found the recipe to be over-spiced. It went together easily, the sauce was enough for the pasta coating it beautifully & the chicken was tender and moist. DH wants to try it again leaving out the chili pepper. If we find it too hot again, I'll reduce the amount of chorizo used. I only salted the pasta water and on the chicken as it browned. I made my own tomato basil pesto and it did not call for seasoning. The completed dish didn't need additional seasoning. I served with a green salad filled with summer veggies.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Chorizo and Chicken Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (370 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1002.8
     
    Calories from Fat 555
    55%
    Total Fat 61.7 g
    94%
    Saturated Fat 26.8 g
    134%
    Cholesterol 229.5 mg
    76%
    Sodium 686.5 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 72.2 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 9.8 g
    39%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    6%
    Protein 40.7 g
    81%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sun-dried tomato pesto

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