Chorizo Recipes

Find five-star recipes featuring the distinctive flavors of fresh Mexican chorizo and dried Spanish chorizo sausages.

Staff Picks

Tortilla Chorizo Scramble

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
This chilaquiles-inspired tortilla chorizo scramble is a great way to dress up high-fiber, whole wheat tortillas.

Homemade Chorizo

Rating: 4 stars 32
Savory and spicy pork chorizo with garlic, vinegar, oregano, and red pepper. This can be made with ground beef as well. To cook, crumble in a skillet and fry.
By Allrecipes Member

Chorizo Burger

Rating: 4 stars 60
An extremely flavorful Spanish style burger made from beef and Spanish chorizo sausage, topped with caramelized onions and smoky red pepper ranch sauce and shavings of Manchego cheese served in sweet brioche buns.

Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 263
Bell peppers are stuffed with a spicy blend of chorizo, onions, garlic, fresh herbs, Worcestershire, three kinds of cheese, and rice. If you have a taste for spice, you'll love them. Don't let the number of ingredients scare you!

Paleo Chorizo Sweet Potato and Kale Stew

Rating: 4.5 stars 54
This nutritious soup takes inspiration from the flavors of Spain. Garnish with store-bought (or homemade) harissa to add heat or garnish with a sprinkling of chopped Italian parsley.

Chorizo Breakfast Burritos

Rating: 4.5 stars 112
A yummy breakfast burrito using chorizo sausage, great for when you're craving greasy breakfast food (i.e. - when you're hung-over)!

Chicken Chorizo on Quinoa with Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 35
Delicious combination of chicken chorizo with quinoa. At my table the hotter the better!!! So don't be afraid to bring the hot sauce to the table to add some extra kick! Make a simple side dish to this recipe by combining your favorite jar of salsa with a cup or two of cooked, slightly cooled corn. Enjoy! :)

Lentils with Chorizo

Rating: 4.5 stars 40
This is a quick, easy Mexican dinner. Serve with warm tortillas.


Rating: 4 stars 10
A traditional Spanish bean and ham dish, from the Asturias region.
By Mary Beth

Easy Paella

Rating: 4.5 stars 615
Paella is a classic Spanish dish of rice, sausage, chicken, and seafood.

Easy Chorizo Street Tacos

Rating: 4.5 stars 32
5 ingredients, amazing tacos.

Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo

Rating: 4.5 stars 10
This is an authentic Mexican breakfast. My husband is full Mexican and he taught me this simple and delicious breakfast. This is for two people and I use no more than six eggs for the both of us. You might use less or more, it doesn't matter. Enjoy!

Inspiration and Ideas

What Is Chorizo?
Discover the delicious difference between Mexican and Spanish styles of chorizo.
Authentic Mexican Breakfast Tacos
Rating: Unrated 287
"Excellent and easy—one of our new favorite breakfasts!" – curioushodson
Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga
Rating: 4.5 stars 131

A spicy chicken and chile dish. A good friend of mine from Guadalajara who works hard to make this on the stove inspired me to make my own version in the slow cooker. Serve on tostada shells and garnish with chopped cilantro and onions.