Penne With Zucchini, Ricotta and Chorizo

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Lovely fresh tasting pasta dish. Serve with a salad and garlic bread. So quick and easy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in boiling water as per packet directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large fry pan heat half olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Cook sausages in pan for about 4 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally.
  4. Remove sausages and drain oil.
  5. Heat remaining oil in same pan, again over medium heat.
  6. Cook zucchini and garlic in fry pan for about 7 minutes or until zucchini softens.
  7. Slice sausages diagonally into thin pieces.
  8. To zucchini add pasta, ricotta cheese, basil and sausages.
  9. Stir over low heat until well combined and heated through.
  10. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  11. Serve.
Most Helpful

AWESOME! I tripled the garlic, added a small can of crushed tomatoes and a splash of balsamic vinegar. Next time I will use a nice dry wine rather than the vinegar and see how that tastes :) It was served with homemade garlic toast and a caesar salad. All 4 of my kiddos loved it.

skyra August 20, 2004