A rich and tasty sauce for penne pasta. This is made with chorizo, mushrooms, garlic, tomatoes with red wine. A tasty, quick and easy to cook meal for the whole family.
Serves: 2
Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy




    • 125g (4oz) penne


    • 1 tsp olive oil


    • 200g (7oz) chorizo, sliced


    • 90g (3oz) button mushrooms, sliced


    • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed


    • 100ml (3½fl oz) red wine


    • 395g can cherry tomatoes






    1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for about 10 mins until al dente.


    1. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the chorizo and cook for a few mins, stirring, until it becomes crispy. Add the mushrooms and garlic, and fry for another min, then stir in the wine and cherry tomatoes. Simmer for 5 mins. Serve on top of the penne.



Nutritional information per portion



fat 26.0g saturates 10.0g calories 594(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.