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Cheesy Chorizo Pasta

Cheesy Chorizo Pasta

with Arugula and Baby Spinach

Crispy bits of pan-fried chorizo transform creamy cheese sauce into a glorious rose colour! It's the elevated mac and cheese you didn't know you were missing!

Tags:
Quick
Allergens:
Gluten
Milk
Wheat

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time25 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Chorizo Sausage, uncased

170 g

Cavatappi

(Contains Gluten)

½ cup

Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

237 mL

Cream

(Contains Milk)

113 g

Arugula and Spinach Mix

56 g

Onion, chopped

2 unit

Green Onion

2 tbsp

All-Purpose Flour

(Contains Wheat)

1 tbsp

Garlic Puree

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(Contains Milk)

½ tbsp

Oil*

¼ tsp

Salt*

¼ tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories1240 kcal
Fat80 g
Saturated Fat41 g
Carbohydrate86 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein44 g
Cholesterol245 mg
Sodium1060 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Large Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan
Colander

Instructions

Prep
1

Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. While water comes to a boil, thinly slice green onions.

Cook chorizo
2

Heat a large-non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chorizo. Cook, breaking up chorizo into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Season with salt and pepper.

Cook cavatappi
3

While chorizo cooks, add cavatappi to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl). Drain and return cavatappi to the same pot, off heat.

Make chorizo cream sauce
4

Add onions and garlic puree to the pan with chorizo. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 1-2 min. Sprinkle flour into the pan. Cook, stirring often, until onions and chorizo are coated, 1 min. Add cream and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens, 1 min.

Finish pasta
5

Add chorizo cream sauce, cheese, reserved pasta water, arugula and spinach mix and 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl) to the pot with cavatappi. Stir until cheese melts and arugula and spinach mix wilts, 1 min

Finish and serve
6

Divide pasta between bowls. Sprinkle green onions over top.