Spiced Chorizo and Beans

A filling, warm dish of chorizo and beans. Plenty of garlic and cumin makes it so flavorful. For even more protein and a rich yolk, top with a poached egg.
By Tania Cusack

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This bean dish has a little bit of a spicy twist. There is more Mexican chorizo than beans, but you could reverse that. There’s is not much you could do wrong with it, so improvise. I was inspired to make it after being given some Mexican Chorizo. If you have never had real Mexican Chorizo then you are definately missing out. It is spicy and crumbly and can be added to anything that needs a big hit of flavour and texture.

Spiced Chorizo and Beans
 
A filling, warm dish of chorizo and beans. Plenty of garlic and cumin makes it so flavorful. For even more protein and a rich yolk, top with a poached egg.
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Recipe Type: Main
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 small onion. chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • 3 very ripe tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup tomato puree ( or you can replace these two ingredients with 1 x 400gm can/14oz chopped tomatoes instead of the fresh and puree)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ bunch chopped coriander
  • 1 cup of cooked spicy Mexican Chorizo
  • 1 x can drained cannellini beans ( 400gm/`140z)
  • ½ teaspoon salt, fresh pepper
  • Soft poached egg, optional
Instructions
  1. Heat a Medium pan with the olive oil and add the onion, garlic and cumin and saute till softened.
  2. Add the tomatoes and cook till heated through.
  3. Add the puree, coriander and chorizo and beans and simmer on low until all the tomatoes are well broken down
  4. Season with salt and pepper
 

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