Chorizo and Garlic Pasta

Chorizo and Garlic Pasta

I love a quick and simple pasta dish but this is a on a level of it's own. Minimal ingredients, minimal time but maximum flavour! A great get out of jail card recipe for days when you're short on time.
4.15 stars from 7 votes
For Exercise Day
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 16 mins
Performance Benefits

Pasta is a great source of carbohydrates to replenish glycogen stores after high intensity exercise. This recipe contains a good amount of fat therefore would be best to save for meals not too close to high intensity training.

Health Benefits

This recipe will provide you with over 70% of your recommended intake of Vitamin C for the day. Red peppers are a great source of Vitamin C and other antioxidant containing vitamins.

Expert Tips

Save time by making an extra portion of this dish to have for dinner the next evening after training.


  • Medium-sized saucepan
  • Large non-stick pan


  • 340 g Fresh pasta
  • 120 g Chorizo
  • 1 Roasted pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 100 g Parmigiano Reggi
4 Servings


  • Bring a pot of water with a pinch of salt to the boil. Add in the pasta and cook for 10 minutes, remove from the water when almost cooked.
  • Add the chorizo, peppers, garlic, paprika, oregano to a large pan with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes, allowing the oils to mix.
  • Add the pasta to the pan with the yoghurt and cheese.
  • Mix well to fully combine.
  • Serve up and dig in!


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 531kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 28gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 681mgPotassium: 466mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 145ugVitamin C: 58mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 2mg
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