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Chorizo, prawn and pesto penne recipe

Chorizo prawn and pesto penne recipe. For an easy mid-week dinner try this delicious all-in-one chorizo, prawn, and pesto pasta.

9 Ingredients

* 250g penne

* 260g Coles Australian Raw Prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined

* 400g chorizo sausage, sliced

* 1/3 cup (90g) basil pesto

* 1/3 cup (50g) sliced black olives

* 180g cherry bocconcini, coarsely torn

* 1 long red chilli, chopped (optional)

* Flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve

3 Method / Steps

Step 1

Cook the penne in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.

Step 2

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the prawns for 2 mins on each side or until the prawns curl and change color. Transfer to a plate. Add the chorizo to the pan and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until golden brown. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Return the prawns to the pan with the penne, pesto, olive, bocconcini and chili, if using. Season and toss to combine. Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

source – cooking365coza

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