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 for 2 servings:

  • 200g penne pasta
  • 350g sweet cherry tomatoes
  • 100g chorizo
  • 75ml single cream
  • 100g frozen peas (optional)
  • grated parmesan (optional)
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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. Serve! 

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

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Penne alla Rustica Top Reviews

Tracy - 30th November 2020

Absolutely delicious

Tracy - 30th November 2020

Absolutely delicious

Tracy - 30th November 2020

Absolutely delicious

Tarryn - 22nd July 2019

This was our first ever Simply Cook meal and has become one of our regular orders. So much depth of flavour.

Tarryn - 22nd July 2019

This was our first ever Simply Cook meal and has become one of our regular orders. So much depth of flavour.

Stuart - 30th November 2020

Amazing!!!!!

Stuart - 30th November 2020

Amazing!!!!!

Charlotte - 30th November 2020

Easy to make and so delicious!

Charlotte - 30th November 2020

Easy to make and so delicious!

Charlotte - 30th November 2020

Easy to make and so delicious!

Abigail - 8th July 2019

Very good dish might try with chicken and chorizo next time.

miss j - 29th November 2020

One of my favourites, very tasty, would recommend

Abbie - 29th November 2020

Delicious! This is a firm favourite of ours. Always add the peas to stop it feeling too naughty!

Abbie - 29th November 2020

Delicious! This is a firm favourite of ours. Always add the peas to stop it feeling too naughty!

Mindy - 28th November 2020

Loved this.

Mindy - 28th November 2020

Loved this.

Mindy - 28th November 2020

Loved this.

Perla - 28th November 2020

Perla - 28th November 2020

Jazzmin - 28th November 2020

Used chicken instead of chorizo was amazing

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