Thermomix chilli prawn chorizo penne

Quick, easy and impressive.

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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This simple chilli prawn pasta with chorizo is easy to create in your Thermomix and can be on the table in under an hour.
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  • 2 chorizo sausages (220g), peeled, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onion (150g), halved
  • 2 fresh long red chillies, chopped coarsely
  • 400 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) white wine
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 300 penne pasta
  • 200 peeled uncooked prawns (shrimp), halved lengthways
  • fresh basil and shaved parmesan, to serve


  • 1
    Place chorizo in mixing bowl; chop for 5 sec/speed 6 or until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
    2 Place garlic, onion and chillies in mixing bowl; chop for 3 sec/speed 7. Cook for 3 min/steam mode/speed 1.
    3 Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, sugar and 2 cups (500g) water; cook for 10 min/100°C/speed 1.
    4 Add pasta and chopped chorizo; cook for 11 min/100°C/reverse/stir mode or until pasta is almost al dente and sauce is thickened.
    5 Add prawns; cook for 5 min/100°C/reverse/stir mode or until prawns and pasta are just cooked. Season to taste.
    6 Serve penne scattered with basil and parmesan.


Pasta sauce will thicken on standing; to loosen sauce, add a little boiling water.

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