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Papas con Chorizo Recipe
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Papas con Chorizo Recipe

This papas con chorizo recipe is a classic Mexican dish of potatoes cooked with Mexican chorizo, perfect as a filling for tacos, sandwiches or a side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chorizo, potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 345kcal


  • 1 pound potatoes peeled and cubed into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped (optional)
  • 12 ounces Mexican chorizo casings removed
  • Salt to taste


  • Cover the potatoes in a pot with water and bring to a boil. Cook for 7-8 minutes, or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • While the potatoes are boiling, heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onion and peppers and cook 5 minutes to soften.
  • Add the garlic and cook another 1 minute, until the garlic blooms.
  • Add the Mexican chorizo and break it apart with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6-7 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Add the softened potatoes and cook another minute to blend the flavors.
  • Taste and adjust with salt and serve.


Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1026mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 344IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 3mg