Our Mediterranean penne is a simple yet impressive Italian-inspired dish to warm you up during the cooler months. Our unique pots of flavour feature a delicious blend of roasted garlic, rosemary, mint and lemon peel and our spicy chorizo style paste brings huge depth of flavour to cherry tomato sauce. The sweet red pepper sprinkle works like magic in this dish bringing the rich creamy sauce and all the ingredients together really 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
sweet cherry tomatoes
single cream
frozen peas(optional)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the pasta

    Cook the pasta according to pack instructions.

  • 2.

    Fry the tomatoes

    Heat a frying pan over a medium heat (with no oil) and fry the chorizo for 2 mins.

    Add a knob of butter, the tomatoes and the WILD GARLIC & ROSEMARY. Mix well then cook for 2 mins.

    Stir in the RUSTICA PASTE.

  • 3.

    Make the sauce

    Add the RED PEPPER SPRINKLE to the pan.

    Pour in the cream and mix well. Let it gently bubble for 2-3 mins, stirring until the cream reduces by half.

    Add the peas (optional) and simmer for 2 more mins.

  • 4.


    Drain the pasta and serve it with some grated parmesan on top.


Penne alla Rustica Reviews

BASED ON 6015 reviews

Becki - Feb 16, 2019

Some bites were quite spicy but overall I enjoyed it.

Diana - Feb 15, 2019


jane - Feb 15, 2019

This was really nice much better than expected. Large portion. Will be a regular order

Heather - Feb 15, 2019

I added no salt to the cooking process but found it very salty

Laura - Feb 15, 2019

Really easy and fast to make. Love the flavours. It was a little too salty for me so I just added some more cream to it.

Suzannah - Feb 14, 2019

Love this one

Shelley - Feb 14, 2019

One of my favourites Already ordered again

Georgia - Feb 14, 2019


Samantha - Feb 14, 2019

Really quick and simple

Craig - Feb 14, 2019

This was very good and a great clean taste but I am not sure where all the salt came from. The spice or the chorizo. Would be improved by using less salt

Deb - Feb 14, 2019

Was a little salty, but the flavour was amazing

Kimm - Feb 14, 2019

Very tasty, really simple to cook and quick. Personally for me there was too much chorizo but other than that perfect!

Rachel - Feb 14, 2019

Really delicious, a million times better than a jar of pasta sauce

Ashleigh - Feb 14, 2019

Easy to cook, minimal washing up (winner) and really tasty!

Rebecca - Feb 14, 2019

Pretty disappointing. I have made far nicer pasta dishes myself. Lacked depth of flavour.

Stewart - Feb 14, 2019

Very very tasty

Karen - Feb 14, 2019

The chorizo overpowered everything else

Carrie - Feb 13, 2019

Really enjoyed this meal... very greasy meal and lots of calories! I added chicken ... would order it again.

Julie - Feb 13, 2019

Robust flavours. Lovely!!

Julie - Feb 13, 2019

Easy mid week meal, really tasty

Jenny - Feb 13, 2019

Amazing flavours for such a simple dish! Definite hit!!

Steph - Feb 13, 2019

Easy and quick and really light.

Carrie - Feb 13, 2019

Very tasty my favourite dish so far

Kellu - Feb 13, 2019

Standard pasta dish but tasty

Emma - Feb 13, 2019

Really tasty enjoyed making something from scratch and was so easy too with delicious flavours

Ben - Feb 13, 2019

Simple to cook and full of flavour

Laura - Feb 13, 2019

Lovely but very ritch

Linda - Feb 13, 2019

Another winner. Fussy teen came back for seconds.

Gayan - Feb 12, 2019

Used Chicken Frankfurter sausages instead of Chorizo and still tasted great.

NaTalie - Feb 12, 2019

Tastiest pasta I've ever eaten!! Would choose this again and again

Natalie - Feb 12, 2019

Second time having this dish it's amazing. Substituted chorizo for aubergine

Kaya - Feb 12, 2019

Soo tasty, added chicken and yellow pepper too. Even my daughter who’s pretty fussy loved it. Will defo order again!

Jennifer - Feb 12, 2019


Lauren - Feb 12, 2019

This makes for the best pasta I have ever had!

Thomas - Feb 12, 2019

Lovely meal with garlic bread on side

Amy - Feb 12, 2019

I need the recipe for the spice mixes to make this again, really enjoyed

Jernina - Feb 12, 2019

Second time we’ve had this one, its becoming a regular, lovely

Jane - Feb 12, 2019

Fabulous, easy to make

Marion - Feb 11, 2019

Really tasty. How to give pasta a real lift!

Lisa - Feb 11, 2019

so much taste and so easy to do the whole family loved it

Lynsey - Feb 11, 2019

LOVED THIS DISH! Something different. Pasta with a kick. Will definitely make this again.

Melissa - Feb 10, 2019

So easy, great for a week night, super fast & tasty.

Michelle - Feb 10, 2019

Far too salty for us.

Sam - Feb 10, 2019

Quick. Easy. Delicious!

Marion - Feb 10, 2019

Certainly gives an ordinary pasta a lift!

Jessie - Feb 10, 2019

Fab and easy to make with store cupboard ingredients.

Nicola - Feb 09, 2019

Replaced chorizo with chicken And added extra veges - a substantial meal for 3. Delicious!

Adrian - Feb 09, 2019

I've cooked this one twice now and it's been superb both times, will be ordering it regularly!

vanessa - Feb 09, 2019

SO easy to make and delicious

Sarah - Feb 09, 2019

Very tasty. Used reduced fat chorizo which I don't think impaired the flavour.


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