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Spicy Chorizo & Chilli Conchiglioni Rigate (Large pasta shells)

Serves 4 Cooking Time 30 minutes

You will need...

  • 1 tsp Olive oil

  • 200g Spanish Chorizo Picante, sliced

  • 1 Red pepper, cut into small chunks

  • 1 Red Onion
  • 
1 jar of Ragu Chilli Chunky Bolognese Sauce

  • 250g Conchiglioni Rigate (large pasta shells) approx. 24 shells
  • 75g grated mozzarella cheese

  • Fresh basil
  • 
Freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan and gently fry the chorizo, red pepper and red onion for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the jar of Ragu Chilli Chunky Bolognese Sauce and bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta shells according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Drain and set aside.
  4. Carefully place a spoonful of the sauce mixture into each of the cooked shells and arrange in a large buttered ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese and place in the oven for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbling.
  1. To serve:
 Serve sprinkled with freshly torn basil leaves, garlic bread slices and a crisp green salad!
  2. 
For a veggie version, swap the chorizo for cooked vegetarian sausages or roasted mediterranean vegetables!