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Chorizo Aubergine Pasta

Yields2 Servings

 1 Onion
 1 Flat Leaf Parsley (bunch)
 2 Garlic Cloves
 30 g Sun-Dried Tomatoes
 1 Aubergine
 1 pinch Chilli Flakes
 2 Chorizo (packs)
 180 g Spaghetti
 1 Finely Chopped Tomatoes (carton)
Prep the veggies
1

Preheat your grill to high. Put a large saucepan of water with a pinch of salt on to boil for the pasta. Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Finely chop the parsley. Peel and grate the garlic or use a garlic press. Finely chop the sun-dried tomatoes. Remove the stalk top from the aubergine then halve lengthways. Chop each half into four long strips then chop widthways into roughly 1cm pieces.

Grill the aubergine
2

Place the aubergine onto a baking tray and drizzle over a glug of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat and then spread out and put into the grill. Grill the aubergine until soft and crispy around the edges, 15-20 minutes.

Start the sauce
3

Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on a medium heat. Add the onion, sun-dried tomatoes and chilli flakes and cook, stirring, until the onion is soft, 5 minutes. Add the garlic and chorizo and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Cook the pasta
4

Add the spaghetti to your pan of boiling water and cook. Cook until al dente, approximately 11 minutes. Drain in a colander and return to the pan off the heat. Add a touch of oil to stop the spaghetti from sticking together.

Simmer the sauce
5

Pour the finely chopped tomatoes into the chorizo mixture, together with a small pinch of sugar and some salt and pepper. Let the sauce simmer on a medium heat until it is nice and thick, 5-10 minutes. Once the sauce has thickened, stir in the aubergine.

Serve
6

Add the pasta to the sauce along with the parsley. Toss to mix together, or simply use a spoon and then serve!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 575

Servings 2


Amount Per Serving
Calories 725
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g37%

Saturated Fat 9g45%
Total Carbohydrate 91g31%
Protein 33g66%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.