Buttered Beans and Mexican Chorizo
Recipe Type: Main, Side Dish
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Serves: 2
Turn ordinary buttered beans into an exotic dish full of flavor.
  • 1 can, 15 oz or 425 g, buttered beans
  • 150 g or 5 oz of Mexican chorizo*
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 extra small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chile powder or paprika
  • salt to taste
  • pinch black pepper
  • freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1tbsp corn or sunflower oil
Optional Toppings:
  • avocado slices
  • freshly chopped cilantro
  1. Drain the beans and set aside. Heat the oil and cook the chorizo, Note if using commercial chorizo remove from casing other wise use homemade chorizo. Once chorizo is cooked drain all of the oil.
  2. Next add the onion and cook for 5 minutes then add tomato, chile powder, salt and pepper. Continue to cook under low heat until the tomatoes have broken down completely. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Add a handful of freshly chopped cilantro to the ingredient and mix well, cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Top with avocado slices and cilantro leaves. Serve as a side dish or even as a meal.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/buttered-beans-and-mexican-chorizo/