Gluten and Dairy Free Creamy Chicken & Chorizo Pasta Bake

serves / makes 4
30 prep time
30 mins cooking time


One of the things I really miss is creamy pasta sauces, the other day I was out for dinner and had food envy over my friend’s creamy tomato chorizo pasta. This is my gluten and dairy free version of the dish, just be careful and check your chorizo doesn’t contain milk – some do and some don’t. It didn’t photograph very well, anything baked in a big dish always tastes amazing and photographs poorly!




  • 200g gluten free pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 100g chorizo sliced, make sure it is dairy free
  • 300g passata
  • 125ml dairy free cream
  • 2 teaspoons mixed herbs
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • handful dairy free cheese, grated


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  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta for 8 minutes
  3. In a large pan place the olive oil and garlic on a medium heat
  4. Add the chorizo and chicken and cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add in the onion and pepper
  6. Saute for 5 minutes
  7. In a small saucepan place the passata, cream, mixed herbs and season with salt and pepper
  8. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes
  9. Pour the sauce and pasta into the chorizo and chicken mix
  10. Place into a casserole dish and top with the grated cheese
  11. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes

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