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Lentils with Chorizo (Lentejas con Chorizo)

Classic Mexican Stew made with brown lentils, potatoes, carrots, and spicy Chorizo. 

Lentils with Chorizo, made with lentils, potatoes, carrots and spicy chorizo

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2 cups brown lentils
9 oz. Spanish Chorizo, sliced
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 large potato, peeled and diced
1 small onion, diced
1 tbsp. smoked paprika
3 carrots, diced
1  4 oz. can dice green chiles

Rinse lentils. Place lentils, chorizo, whole garlic cloves, green chiles, carrots & potatoes in a large pot. Fill a pot with water until ingredients are submerged by two inches.
Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer. Let cook 
uncovered, stirring occasionally.
Sauté onions in a pan with olive oil until slightly browned, then add paprika. Add onions to the pot of lentils. Cook for 45 minutes.
Return to the pot. Salt to taste.


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