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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.
Servings 4 - 6
- 8 ounces dry spaghetti
- 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
- ½ cup white onion finely chopped
- 2 small garlic cloves
- 12 ounces Mexican Chorizo removed from its casings
- 1 28ounces can Hunts Petite Diced Tomatoes
- ½ cup Hunts Tomato sauce
- salt and pepper to taste
- ½ Cup Mexican Queso Fresco crumbled
- ¼ cup green onions finely diced
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
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