This Speedy Creamy Chorizo & Sweetcorn Pasta is a crowd pleaser and is one to get the family round the dinner table for. Super simple to make, and easily customised to suit the kids too.
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Rigatoni Pasta(ContainsCereals containing gluten)
Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese(ContainsMilk, Egg)
Water for the Sauce
a) Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 1/4 tsp salt.
b) Once boiling, add the rigatoni to the pan and bring back to the boil. Cook until tender, 12 mins.
c) Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back into the pan. Drizzle with oil and stir through to stop it sticking together.
a) While the pasta cooks, drain and rinse the sweetcorn in a sieve.
b) Halve, peel and thinly slice the shallot.
c) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
a) Put a large frying pan on high heat (no oil).
b) Once hot, add the chorizo and sweetcorn to the pan. Fry until starting to brown, 4-5 mins, stirring occasionally.
c) Once browned, lower the heat to medium.
a) Add the shallot to the pan. Cook until softened, 3-4 mins, stirring occasionally.
b) Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 secs.
c) Add the spinach a handful at a time until wilted and piping hot, 1-2 mins.
a) Once the spinach has wilted, add the creme fraiche and water for the sauce (see ingredients for amount) to the pan.
b) Bring to the boil, stirring, then remove from the heat.
c) Mix in half the grated hard Italian style cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
a) Add the cooked pasta to the frying pan and gently mix until well coated in the sauce, reheating quickly if necessary.
b) Serve your chorizo and sweetcorn pasta in large bowls with the remaining cheese sprinkled on top to finish.