Mexican Chorizo Dishes

Chorizo, a spicy, Spanish pork sausage, is a great accent in Mexican recipes. From quesadillas to Mexican-style pizzas, there are plenty places for chorizo to spice up a meal.

Chorizo and Cheese Quesadillas

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These super fast quesadillas can be grilled and used as an appetizer or main dish.

Chorizo and Sweet Pepper Saute with Crusty Bread

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Chorizo sausage is a popular ingredient in both Spanish and Mexican cooking. Use a Spanish wine such as Rioja for these open-faced sandwiches.

Hominy and Chorizo Chili

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Packed with chili peppers and warm spices, Mexican chorizo is the perfect substitute for beef in this unique chili. Thicker than you'd like? Simply add more chicken broth as needed to reach desired consistency.

Mexican Chorizo Noodle Bowl

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Chorizo is a fresh sausage that can be mild or spicy-hot. It can be found in Mexican markets or major grocery stores. This toss-together dinner in a bowl is packed with lively flavor.

Total: 40 mins

Feijoada (fay-ZHWAH-duh) Baskets

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Brazilians have been cooking up this national dish of spicy black bean stew, known as Feijoada, for more than 300 years.

Chicken Chorizo Gumbo

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A smoky touch of paprika differentiates this chicken and chorizo recipe from the gumbo crowd.

Philippine Empanadas

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Look for highly seasoned, coarsely ground Spanish sausage and chorizo in ethnic markets and large supermarkets. Remove the casing and crumble the sausage before cooking.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Blue Cornmeal Chorizo Stuffing

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Stuff your holiday turkey with a Tex-Mex stuffing. Chorizo sausage and serrano peppers add a load of spiciness to the Blue Corn Bread crumbs.

Total: 25 mins

Frijoles Charros con Carne Cuatro (Cowboy Beans with Four Meats)

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Spoon this spicy pork and bean blend over a pile of white or brown rice.

Spanish Mac

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Chorizo-Topped Mexican Pizzas

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Bring a zesty flair to chunky salsa with corn and beans and Mexican shredded cheese on this mini chorizo pizza that can be ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Scallop Couscous Paella

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Shrimp and Sausage Fajitas

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Spicy shrimp and Mexican chorizo sausage team up with a medley of peppers to make a colorful filling for this fajita recipe.


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Making this Cajun recipe in the slow cooker allows the flavors of the various ingredients to mingle and develop into a zestfully robust meal.

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