A simple yet impressive Mediterranean-inspired dish taking influences from Spanish sweet roasted red peppers and spicy chorizo and pairing it with Sicilian lemon, garlic and rosemary along with Italy’s juicy sweet cherry tomatoes. The Red Pepper Sprinkle works like magic in this dish bringing the rich creamy sauce and all the ingredients together nicely.

Cook our delicious Penne alla Rustica in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Penne alla Rustica. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Wild Garlic & Rosemary pot, a Rustica Paste pot and a Red Pepper Sprinkle pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Penne alla Rustica in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Wild Garlic & Rosemary
  • Rustica Paste
  • Red Pepper Sprinkle

Your shopping list:

penne pasta (GF if desired)
sweet cherry tomatoes
single cream
freshly grated Parmesan
knob of butter
frozen peas(optional)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling water for 8-10 mins, or until it's cooked to your liking.

  • 2.

    Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat (with no oil) and add the chorizo slices. Fry them for 2 mins. Melt a knob of butter in the pan and add the tomatoes and the Wild Garlic & Rosemary. Stir well and then let it cook for 2 mins so the tomatoes begin to soften. Add the Rustica Paste to the pan and mix well.

  • 3.

    Add the Red Pepper Sprinkle to the pan. Pour in the cream and mix well. Let it gently bubble for 3 mins, stirring until the cream reduces by half. Add the peas (if using) and simmer for 2 more mins.

  • 4.

    Drain the pasta and stir it into your sauce, then serve it with some grated parmesan sprinkled over.


Penne alla Rustica Reviews

BASED ON 22 reviews

Paula - Jul 09, 2018

So tasty and quick and easy. Another great family meal

Claire - Jul 07, 2018

Kids adored this. Very quick to make too.

Adrian - Jul 05, 2018

It’s good. Very comforting. I did not add the rntite content of the paste because it would make the dish too salty! I have also noticed that glucose syrup is being added to your sauces!!! Please don’t do it and tell people to use sugar if the want dome sweetness in their sauces.

Kelly - Jul 05, 2018

My daughter made this, it was one of the best dishes I’ve ever had, absolutely beautiful!

Melanie - Jul 03, 2018

Fun to coool but too busy with flavours. Felt unhealthy.

Claire - Jun 27, 2018

Not too impressed by this dish - had lots of potential and would normally love the combination of ingredients - however it was far too salty for my liking.

Lauren - Jun 26, 2018

Lots of flavour!

Lauren - Jun 26, 2018

Lots of flavour!

Louise - Jun 22, 2018

Lots of flavours quick and easy, kids loved it.

Anja - Jun 22, 2018

Didn’t feed 4 fed 3 but delicious

Cara - Jun 20, 2018

Myself and my daughter wasn't keen on this particular dish. I found it quite salty and rich. It was in no way unpleasant to eat, just not to my taste. However, my son a husband liked it very much -

Sara - Jun 14, 2018

Family really liked this.

MA - Jun 11, 2018

Really nice dish. Full of flavour.

joanne - Jun 06, 2018

really tasty we used bacon instead of chorizo will defiantly get it again

Gemma - May 23, 2018

Kids loved this one

Marla - May 23, 2018

Made this for lunch substituting salmon for chorizo (my adult kids don’t eat meat) and it was a big hit! Peas a great touch and delicious with a Greek salad

Angelique - May 20, 2018

Delicious! Have ordered this again.

Jordan - May 13, 2018

So easy to make and really tasty

Lorraine - May 11, 2018

Very tasty, my husband isn’t really a pasta lover but he wanted to know when we can have it again.

Lou - May 09, 2018


Julia - May 08, 2018

Absolutely loved it so easy and tasty could do with a few less calories but definitely worth every single one ????

Shelene - May 07, 2018

Very tasty and even the husband like it so big bonus


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