Recipes Using Chorizo

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Chorizo is a very spicy pork sausage available either dry or fresh. This page contains recipes using chorizo.
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I made this up today when I realized I had next to nothing in the kitchen. Last week, the grocery store was giving away free tubes of chorizo. I rarely say no to free things, even when it's something I don't utilize too much. I always find chorizo to be a bit overpowering in spice and saltiness, so I thought evening it out with some chopped apple would aid it. It was perfect! The sweetness of the apple was a great balance for this breakfast treat. I added little squares of the last tortilla I had in the fridge to make it come together like a taco. It was so very good!

Prep Time: 7 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 a small apple
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 small tortilla
  • 2 ounces chorizo
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ounce shredded cheese
  • chopped cilantro for garnish

Steps:

  1. Peel and chop the apple into small cubes, mince the garlic, and chop up the tortilla.
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  3. Add a bit of oil to a large pan over medium heat and add the apples. Cook for a few minutes, until softened.
  4. Add the garlic and the chorizo to the apples.
  5. Break up the chorizo into bits and mix everything well. Cook a couple minutes.
  6. Whisk the eggs then pour into the pan.
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  8. Keep stirring everything as the eggs set.
  9. Stir in the tortilla bits and cook a couple minutes.
  10. Shut off the heat then add half the cheese. Stir until it's melted. Transfer scramble to a bowl then top with the rest of the cheese and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
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This skillet uses up leftover mashed potatoes to make a creamy, dreamy breakfast treat with a perfectly cooked egg in the middle. You don't need to use your oven to get a nice all-over baked touch, you can make this right on the stove.

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Chorizo has so many awesome flavours in it, you don't need salt or spices. This dish is really easy to make!

serving Chorizo Potato Egg Skillet

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April 10, 2008

Spice up your morning with these yummy scrambled eggs. Chorizo really gives this dish flavor.

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February 12, 2020

Traditional chorizo originated in Spain and Portugal and is a pork sausage seasoned with paprika. Some current versions are significantly more spicy than the original sausages. Use a spicy chorizo blend when making tacos instead of ground beef.

A taco made with chorizo and flour tortillas.

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