Chouriço and Peppers

Chouriço and Peppers in the slow cooker, it does’t get much better than this. A super hearty and savory dish perfect for just about any chouriço lover. Perfect for eating in a sandwich or stand alone just as well. The unbelievable savory flavor from the chouriço with a slightly spicy kick mixes perfectly while getting slow cooked in combination with the rest of the ingredients. This recipe is very simple and easy to make. Just the wonderful smell of chouriço and peppers in the slow cooker makes this an worthwhile experience in and of itself.

2 chouriço sausages, casings removed and crumbled
2 green bell peppers, de-seeded and chopped
2 onions, peeled and chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/4 cup red wine
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

1) In a slow cooker, combine the chouriço, green pepper, onion, olive oil, wine, water, crushed garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir so that everything is evenly distributed. Cover, and set on Low.
2) Cook for 8 hours.
3) Once done, uncover the pot, and cook an additional 2 hours to allow some of the liquid to evaporate.
4) Serve over rice, or with Portuguese bread rolls.

1 Comment

  1. Jim Medeiros

    I grew up on this in SE Mass. except with no slow cookers we made it in a heavy pan on tye stove. Crust Portuguese bread sopped up the sauce and was a meal in itself.

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