Spaghetti with Chorizo, Dill and Capsicum


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[is_desktop][/is_desktop]This hearty bowl of spaghetti with smoky chorizo and tomato, cooked with mild yellow capsicum for sweetness and topped with creamy feta and fresh dill for a burst of anise flavour, this pasta dish is sure to hit the spot.
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Here’s What You Need

250 g chorizo sausages
2 garlic cloves
¼ cup fresh dill
1 large red onion
1 large yellow capsicum
100 g feta
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
400 g spaghetti
800 g can diced tomatoes (or 2 x 400g cans)
1 tablespoon olive oil
sea salt and pepper

Here’s What You Do

1. Prepare ingredients
Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil for the pasta. Cut the chorizo into 2 cm pieces. Finely chop the garlic and onion. Remove core and seeds of the capsicum and cut into 1 cm pieces. Crumble the feta into a bowl.
2. Cook chorizo
Heat the oil in a large fry-pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chorizo, stirring for 4-5 minutes until browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside, reserving the chorizo oil in the pan.
3. Cook vegetables
Add the garlic, onion, capsicum and smoked paprika to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until the capsicum is softened.
4. Cook pasta
Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in the pan of boiling salted water for 8 minutes or until al dente. Reserve 4 tablespoons cooking water, then drain in a colander and set aside.

5. Cook sauce
Return the chorizo to the pan. Add the tomatoes and reserved cooking water, and reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Meanwhile, pick the dill sprigs and finely chop.
6. Get ready to serve
Add the spaghetti, half the feta and the dill to the tomato mixture. Season with salt and pepper, and toss until combined and warmed through. Divide among bowls and scatter with the remaining feta and dill to serve.

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Spaghetti with Chorizo, Dill and Capsicum

Course: Pasta
Author: The Cook
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Ingredients

Recipe Instructions

  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil for the pasta. Cut the chorizo into 2 cm pieces. Finely chop the garlic and onion. Remove core and seeds of the capsicum and cut into 1 cm pieces. Crumble the feta into a bowl.
  • Heat the oil in a large fry-pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chorizo, stirring for 4-5 minutes until browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside, reserving the chorizo oil in the pan.
  • Add the garlic, onion, capsicum and smoked paprika to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until the capsicum is softened.
  • Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in the pan of boiling salted water for 8 minutes or until al dente. Reserve 4 tablespoons cooking water, then drain in a colander and set aside.
  • Return the chorizo to the pan. Add the tomatoes and reserved cooking water, and reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Meanwhile, pick the dill sprigs and finely chop.
  • Add the spaghetti, half the feta and the dill to the tomato mixture. Season with salt and pepper, and toss until combined and warmed through. Divide among bowls and scatter with the remaining feta and dill to serve.


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Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%

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