Chicken and chorizo meatballs with tomato pepper sauce
Waitrose and Partners

Chicken and chorizo meatballs with tomato pepper sauce

The smokiness of this chorizo and chicken combination is perfect. As well as shaping it into meatballs, you could also use the mixture to fill pasta or make burgers.

    • Serves4
    • CourseStarter
    • Prepare35 mins
    • Cook1 hr
    • Total time1 hr 35 mins

    Ingredients

    • 60g Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients Iberico de Bellota diced chorizo
    • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 500g chicken thigh fillets, cut into chunks
    • 1 tbsp ricotta
    • 1/2 x 25g pack basil
    • 1 handful pea shoots, to serve

    For the tomato pepper sauce:

    • 77g Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients smoked Italian diced pancetta
    • 2 echalion shallots, diced
    • 2 tsp chilli infused olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1 red chilli, sliced (deseeded, if liked)
    • 1/2 x 25g pack basil, stalks and leaves separated
    • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
    • 75g roasted red peppers from a jar, drained and roughly chopped (or 2-3 grilled peppers)
    • 200g cherry vine tomatoes, halved
    • 230g can plum tomatoes