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Chorizo, tomato & rocket pasta salad

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Chorizo, tomato & rocket pasta salad

Chorizo pasta

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Chorizo pasta - I had already decided not to tell the kids that this had the word salad in the title, as far as the angels were concerned we we having spaghetti with chorizo. This was the perfect dish for tonight, fairly light to eat and super quick to prepare and cook, meaning more time to play games with the princess.

Chorizo pasta

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Chorizo Pasta
 250 g Linguine Pasta - 30p
 Chorizo - £2.00
 200 g Cherry Tomatoes, Chopped - 40p
 1 Packet Baby Rocket Leaves - 74p
 1 Mozzarella, ripped into bite sized bits - 47p
Dressing - approx 30p
 1 Clove Garlic, Crushed
 2 tbsp Olive Oil
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
TOTAL Price £4.21

Chorizo pasta
1

Due to the nice weather dinner was running late, so making a start, I took the outer coating from the chorizo and sliced thinly half of it and chopped the other half. I chopped the tomatoes and ripped up the mozzarella. Chucking each thing into a separate little pot.

2

I then made the dressing by mixing all three ingredients in a small jug and put to the side.

3

I chucked the pasta into a pan of boiling after and cooked for about 10/11 minutes, whilst this was cooking away. I fried the chorizo for about 3 minutes until it started to change colour slightly. Using a colander and bowl I separated the chorizo oil and chorizo, I chorizo onto some paper towels.

4

Finally, I chucked the pasta, dressing, chorizo and tomato into a large bowl and tossed together before serving with the mozzarella and a drizzle of the chorizo oil over.

5

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Ingredients

Chorizo Pasta
 250 g Linguine Pasta - 30p
 Chorizo - £2.00
 200 g Cherry Tomatoes, Chopped - 40p
 1 Packet Baby Rocket Leaves - 74p
 1 Mozzarella, ripped into bite sized bits - 47p
Dressing - approx 30p
 1 Clove Garlic, Crushed
 2 tbsp Olive Oil
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
TOTAL Price £4.21

Directions

Chorizo pasta
1

Due to the nice weather dinner was running late, so making a start, I took the outer coating from the chorizo and sliced thinly half of it and chopped the other half. I chopped the tomatoes and ripped up the mozzarella. Chucking each thing into a separate little pot.

2

I then made the dressing by mixing all three ingredients in a small jug and put to the side.

3

I chucked the pasta into a pan of boiling after and cooked for about 10/11 minutes, whilst this was cooking away. I fried the chorizo for about 3 minutes until it started to change colour slightly. Using a colander and bowl I separated the chorizo oil and chorizo, I chorizo onto some paper towels.

4

Finally, I chucked the pasta, dressing, chorizo and tomato into a large bowl and tossed together before serving with the mozzarella and a drizzle of the chorizo oil over.

5

If you like this recipe don't forget to follow me on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter were you will find more exclusive content.

Chorizo, tomato & rocket pasta salad

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