Pork and Beans With Chorizo

Recipe by LifeIsGood

This recipe is adapted from one by Sara Moulton. This recipe used pinto beans and some Spanish ingredients.

Top Review by flower7

This was really good. I made one change, using fresh Mexican-style chorizo instead of Spanish (the fresh is easier for me to find). I used three links, which was about 11.5 oz. I left out the oil, just using the fat from the sausage to brown the veg. I also used all red bell pepper (personal preference). Otherwise followed the recipe, using wine. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chorizo in half lengthwise and then crosswise into about 1/2-inch pieces. Heat up the olive oil in a big saucepan, over med-high heat. Add the chorizo and cook for approximately 5 minutes or until the pieces are lightly browned . Remove the chorizo and set aside.
  2. Remove all but about 2 T of the chorizo flavored oil from the pan. measure the chorizo-flavored oil from the saucepan and put the pan back over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook for about 4-5 minutes. Add the bell peppers and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook about 1 more minute. Next, add the sherry and simmer for about 2-3 minutes, or until it has reduced by approximately half.
  3. Next, add the beans, tomatoes and chicken stock to the saucepan. Simmer this for about 15 mintues. Mash the mixture a bit to crush some of the beans. Lastly, stir in the chorizo and season with salt and pepper , to taste.

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