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
  • 2Tbsp Parmesan
  • 100g frozen peas (optional)
  • butter
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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

Daniel - 4th June 2020

One of 2 of the best meals on this site.

Daniel - 4th June 2020

One of 2 of the best meals on this site.

Jo - 4th June 2020

Very Rich but lovely meal....would deffo cook again :)

Jo - 4th June 2020

Very Rich but lovely meal....would deffo cook again :)

Chi-Wei - 4th June 2020

Amazing, use more chorizo if you can

Chi-Wei - 4th June 2020

Amazing, use more chorizo if you can

Stuart - 4th June 2020

Will definitely make this again

Stuart - 4th June 2020

Will definitely make this again

Andy - 4th June 2020

Not enough taste in this one for us.

Shannon - 4th June 2020

Quick and delicious. Will definitely have again

Shannon - 4th June 2020

Quick and delicious. Will definitely have again

Mark - 4th June 2020

If you think pasta dishes are a cop out as I did a bit, think again this was great

Mark - 4th June 2020

If you think pasta dishes are a cop out as I did a bit, think again this was great

Gemma - 4th June 2020

Lovely

Gemma - 4th June 2020

Lovely

Lorraine - 4th June 2020

I felt it needed something else as well as the chorizo but was still very nice

oliver - 3rd June 2020

Really tasty and full of flavour. Also very easy indeed to make! Definitely a favourite!

Steven - 3rd June 2020

Can't recomend this enough!

Steven - 3rd June 2020

Can't recomend this enough!

Lauren - 3rd June 2020

Tastyyyy

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