Cooking with Chorizo

Top this chorizo appetizer with some fresh herbs.

If you have fresh herbs from your garden, then use them to top these two chorizo appetizers.

Chorizo Sopas 

  • 6-12 sopas
  • 1/2 pound chorizo
  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese
  • Fresh herbs
Peel potatoes and dice. Then begin cooking in a little bit of water. Meanwhile, cook chorizo in a medium skillet. Once potatoes are cookies, combine with potatoes. Using veggie oil, cook sopas according to package. Once heated, fill with potato and chorizo mixture and top with cheese. Eat right away!


Chorizo Roll-Ups 

  • 1/4 pound chorizo
  • Crescent rolls in a can
  • 1/3 cup cheese (cotija, cheddar, etc.)
  • Fresh herbs
Cook chorizo in a medium pan. Meanwhile, preheat oven according to the crescent roll can. Once chorizo is cooked through, unroll crescent rolls. Next, fill with chorizo and cheese (don’t overfill). Roll up and cook 10-12 minutes at 350°.

Stacy is a gardener, birder, and naturalist, and the author of nearly 10 books, including The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book, The Secret Lives of Animals, Project Garden, and 101 Plants You Can't Kill.

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