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Chicken, chorizo and roasted capsicum penne

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • No added sugar
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Egg free

In 25 minutes you can whip up this chicken, chorizo and roasted capsicum penne. It’s a crowd-pleasing family meal.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Chicken, chorizo and roasted capsicum penne


  • 375g Coles Organic Penne Rigate
  • 2 chorizo sausages, sliced
  • 2 cups coarsely shredded Coles RSPCA Approved Hot Roast Chicken
  • 330g jar roasted red peppers (capsicum), drained, thickly sliced
  • 120g pkt Coles Australian Baby Rocket
  • 100g cherry bocconcini, torn
  • 1/2 cup (130g) basil pesto

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain well, reserving 1/2 cup (125ml) cooking liquid. Return the pasta to the pan.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the chorizo and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until golden brown. Add the chicken and capsicum. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 mins or until just heated through.
  3. Step 3

    Add the chorizo mixture to the pasta with rocket, bocconcini, pesto and reserved cooking liquid. Toss to combine. Season. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 3589kJ/859 Cals (41%)

Protein: 45g (90%)

Fat: 44g (63%)

Sat fat: 13g (54%)

Carb: 67g (22%)

Sugar: 1g (1%)

Fibre: 7g (23%)

Sodium: 1004mg (50%)