Bucatini with chorizo and kale

Bucatini is like spaghetti, but with a hole through the center. A bit like a very long Kraft Dinner noodle. It’s the perfect pasta shape for meals like this becau

Bucatini with chorizo and kale
Yield: 4

Bucatini with chorizo and kale

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 250 grams fresh bucatini
  • 600 grams raw chorizo sausage, crumbled
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 large bundle kale, stemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 4 tbsp butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, cook bucatini to desired doneness.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the sausage, stirring often. When sausage is browned, add garlic cloves and cook until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add the kale and the white wine and cook stirring constantly until the wine has evaporated and the kale is soft, 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Reserve 1 cup of cooking liquid, then drain bucatini and add to the pan with sausage and kale. Add cubed butter and cook over medium-high heat, adding reserved water ¼ cup at a time until a light sauce forms. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

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