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Chorizo Rigatoni

Chorizo Rigatoni

with Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella

The key to this dish is gently roasting the cherry tomatoes and peppers to bring out their natural sweetness and then balancing this against salty olives and mild, creamy mozzarella cheese. We’ve made it super quick and easy, to leave more time for putting your feet up!

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking time


serving amount


Cherry Tomatoes


Yellow Pepper


Red Pepper




Garlic Clove




Rigatoni Pasta

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

Diced Chorizo

Black Olives


(Contains Milk)


Nutritional information

Energy (kcal)744 kcal
Energy (kJ)3113 kJ
Fat29 g
of which saturates14 g
Carbohydrate82 g
of which sugars18 g
Protein37 g
Salt2 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Large Frying Pan
Grill Pan


Roast some Veggies

Preheat your oven to 200°C and put a Large Saucepan of water with a good pinch of salt on to boil for the pasta. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Halve, then remove the cores from the peppers and slice into strips. Lay the tomatoes and peppers on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt. Roast on the top shelf of your oven until starting to brown at the edges, 15-20 mins.

Prep the Others

Halve, peel and chop the onion into roughly ½cm pieces. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Roughly chop the basil (stalks and all).

Cook the Pasta

Add the rigatoni to your pan of boiling water. Cook until 'al dente', 11 mins. * TIP *: 'Al dente' simply means the pasta is cooked through but has a tiny bit of firmness left in the middle.

Get Frying!

Put a splash of olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the onion and chorizo. Cook until the onion is soft, 5 mins. Add the garlic and a few good grinds of black pepper. Cook for 1 minute more.

Make the Sauce

Cut the olives in half lengthways and add to the pan along with a splash of the pasta water. * TIP *: Using pasta water is a classic Italian trick. It adds a little starch which helps the sauce cling to the pasta.

Combine and Serve

Once the pasta is cooked, drain in a colander and combine with the contents of the frying pan. Add the roasted tomatoes and peppers. Tear in half the mozzarella cheese and add most, but not all, of the chopped basil. Serve in bowls with the remaining mozzarella torn over the top. Sprinkle with the rest of the basil and drizzle over a little olive oil. Buon appetito!