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Easy Chorizo Chicken Pasta Bake Recipe

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This simple chorizo chicken pasta bake takes little more than 15 minutes of prep before its in the oven.

This recipe is super easy to follow and makes for a delicious hearty, home-cooked dinner.

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The below ingredients will make for four big servings.

Ingredients

  • 300g Pasta
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes Passata will work too
  • 2 crushed gloves of garlic or a teaspoon of easy/lazy garlic
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 100g chorizo
  • 75g soft cheese
  • Grated cheese
  • 2 tsp dried oregano and basil or other herbs to taste

How to make an easy Chorizo Chicken Pasta Bake:

  1. Start by pre-heating the oven to 220 degrees / 200 degrees fan.
  2. Cook and drain the pasta in salted boiling water as per packet instructions – about 10 minutes.
  3. Chop up the chorizo (you can buy it ready chopped if you’re super lazy) and add it to a frying pan over a high heat.
  4. Chop up the chicken into rough chunks. Once the oils from the chorizo begin to be released (it’ll only take a few minutes), add in the chicken with the garlic.
  5. Fry everything for 5 minutes until chicken has started to get some colour all over.
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  7. Add in the chopped tomatoes, herbs, salt and pepper to taste and the soft cheese.
  8. Reduce the heat to a simmer and mix everything together, stirring until the cheese has fully melted into the sauce.
  9. Add in the drained pasta and mix well.
  10. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and top with grated cheese.
  11. Bake for around 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden.
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