Chorizo and Bean Bowl

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

So, you’re looking for a satisfying meal for lunch? Don’t shy away from this Mexican Chorizo and bean bowl. Beans with tomato sauce and spicy chili is a delicious meal on its own, but when paired with the smoky chorizo, and a drop of tequila, things get quite fiery.

Ingredients Needed for Chorizo and Bean Bowl

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
7 ounces of chorizo, thinly sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salsa sauce
1 tablespoon tequila
1 ounce parsnip, diced
2 carrots, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 green chili, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup water
2 cups of tomato sauce
1 cup canned tomatoes
salt
pepper
½ cup parmesan, shredded
1 cup canned white beans
1 cup canned red beans
2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped

How to Cook Chorizo and Bean Bowl

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the chorizo and cook it for 2 minutes.
  3. Next, heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, salsa sauce, tequila, parsnip, and carrot. Cook the veggies for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic, green chili, and basil. Pour the hot water, cover with a lid, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, and pour the water.
  6. Season with salt, pepper, and cover with a lid once again. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Add the shredded parmesan, white beans, and red beans. Simmer for 15 minutes lid on.
  8. Serve with some fresh parsley on top!

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