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PASTA WITH CHORIZO AND TOMATO SAUCE

Pasta with Chorizo and Tomato Sauce - Many authentic Hispanic dishes call for the use of tomatoes, and Hispanic women are known for using fresh, natural, quality ingredients when they cook for their families.
Course Pork
Cuisine Mexican
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 - 6
Calories 511kcal
Author Mely Martínez - Mexico in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry spaghetti
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion finely chopped
  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • 12 ounces Mexican Chorizo removed from its casings
  • 1 28ounces can Hunts Petite Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Hunts Tomato sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

GARNISH:

  • 1/2 Cup Mexican Queso Fresco crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions finely diced

Instructions

  • Bring 4 quarts of water to boil in a large pot. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened and light brown. About 6-8 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the chorizo, breaking meat into small pieces, and cook for about 5 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook until they’re just beginning to get soft (about 6 minutes), it will keep cooking with the sauce.
  • Pour Hunts diced tomatoes and tomato sauce over the cooked chorizo, stir, and simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • Drain pasta, add to the large skillet and stir with chorizo and tomato sauce. Season with salt

Nutrition

Calories: 511kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 1889mg | Potassium: 867mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1130IU | Vitamin C: 38.9mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 4.8mg