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April 16, 2019

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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