Beef, Bean and Chorizo Pasta Beef, Bean and Chorizo Pasta

Beef, Bean and Chorizo Pasta

A satisfying thin cut beef pasta dish that's great for a midweek meal.  Cubes of chorizo combined with onion, garlic, peas, cherry tomatoes, canned chick peas and fresh herbs make it truly delicious.

prep time
15 mins

cook time
15 minutes

4 people


  • 350g/12oz thin cut beef steaks, cut into strips
  • 300g/10½oz pasta shapes
  • 100g/3½oz diced chorizo or pancetta cubes
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed or 5ml/1tsp garlic purée
  • 250g/9oz cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 1 x 400g can chickpeas or cannellini beans, drained
  • 100g/3½oz frozen peas
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan and cook the chorizo or pancetta, onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the beef and cook for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, chickpeas or beans, peas and pasta and continue to cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
  4. Season, garnish with the parsley and serve immediately with a side salad and garlic bread.