Tuna plus chorizos equals happiness. Yesterday saw me dishing out some tuna and chorizo pasta for my pasta-loving mom and aunt when they swung by my crib for some hearty meryenda.
If I had my way, I’d name this pasta, “Oh my, Mama!” pasta. Lol. Yeah, in honor of my mom who is a die hard pasta lover. Mom must’ve been an Italiana in her past life who made cheeses and everything yummy and Italian in her lifetime!
Well, save for the chorizos (which is Spanish in origin), the dish was one helluvahn Italian treat. Easy to make, packed with big flavors, fancy-looking, this recipe should make its way to your kitchen soon!
Smothered with chunky tomatoes, chorizos, tuna and all the Italian flavors, my house guests definitely went for seconds!
Okay, to do this you will need:
1/2 kilo linguine pasta noodles
1 can chunky tuna in solid water
1 can diced tomatoes
1 cup regular tomato sauce
1 stick chorizo, sliced and halved
4 cloves of garlic, minced
10 pitted whole black olives
1 red bell pepper, finely diced
1 green bell pepper, finely diced
1 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tbsp fresh sweet basil, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meantime, in a skillet, saute garlic, bell peppers, olives, chorizos, rosemary, basil and tuna. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for two minutes. Add diced tomatoes and regular tomato sauce. Lightly stir for the next four minutes.
Toss sauce in pasta. Serve warm with sprinkling of cheese on top.