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Tray Bake Chorizo & Mascarpone Pasta

Tray Bake Chorizo & Mascarpone Pasta

Tray Bake Chorizo & Mascarpone Pasta

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: Main Food Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Spanish Kitchen


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  • 240g dry weight pasta (I used Fusilli bucati)

  • 2 tsp salt for pasta water

  • 1/2 mug full of reserved pasta water

  • 80g diced chorizo

  • 400g baby plum tomatoes

  • 1 medium red onion (150g raw weight)

  • 125g mascarpone

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1/2 tsp garlic granules

  • 1 tsp mixed herbs


  • Dice the red onion and add to a large roasting tray with the tomatoes and diced chorizo.
  • Drizzle over the olive oil and sprinkle in the salt, pepper, garlic granules and mixed herbs.
  • Stir to combine and then make a well in the middle of the tray.
  • Spoon in the mascarpone in the middle of the ingredients.
  • Place in the oven at fan 180°C / 400°F for 25 mins.
  • 10 mins before that’s cooked, boil your pasta in salted water for about 8 mins and then drain.
  • Take the tray out of the oven and pour in the drained pasta and reserved pasta water.
  • Stir through the whole tray to make a creamy sauce.
  • Serve into four equal portions.
  • Enjoy!