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Chorizo Beans

Chorizo is Mexican sausage much like Kielbasa is Polish sausage and Andouille is Cajun sausage. It is delightfully spicy and lends its rich flavor to any dish you add it to including this great side dish made with beans.

Chorizo Beans
Chorizo Beans

4 servings
179 calories per serving

1 t oil
4 oz. chorizo, halved and thinly sliced
1 shallot, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
¾ lb. wax beans or green beans
¼ c water
4 t sherry vinegar
½ c chopped parsley
Kosher salt to taste
Pepper to taste

Heat oil and cook chorizo until crisp, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Add shallot to pan and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook another 2 minutes. Then add beans and water, reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer 6-8 minutes. Add sausage to pan with vinegar, parsley, salt and pepper.

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