All posts in “Chourico”

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.
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Portuguese Chourico and Warm Chick Pea Salad

This is a very simple and easy recipe for a savory and spicy warm chick pea and chourico salad. We wanted to get a little creative on this one. We are using canned chick peas with this recipe because dry chick peas are harder to cook and usually end up under cooked and too dry. We prefer canned chick peas over under cooked dry ones so don’t feel guilty about it.

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Simple and Easy Portuguese Style Chourico and Lima Bean Soup

Chourico and Lima bean soup dish. One of the things I love about this recipe is how easy it is. This is a very hearty soup and it’s perfect to come home to because its all done in a slow cooker. I love to make this at home because is quick and easy to start in the morning and when you get home from work you have a great smelling meal and a hearty soup that eats more like a stew. For this recipe I used regular hot Portuguese chourico but I also like to use chourico mouro which is a much fattier chourico and tends to be better in soups.

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Chouriço and Egg Burrito

*Photo courtesy of Nick Kindelsperger*

This Chouriço and Egg Burrito recipe is a simple variation on a breakfast burrito, but with the wonderful addition of Chouriço. For those who want to eat a meal on the go in the morning when time is of the essence, but aren’t willing to forgo the great taste of Portuguese Chouriço, this is the recipe for you. The directions and ingredients are totally simple, and you should be able to find most ingredients at your nearby grocery store.
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