Chorizo Sloppy Joes

Wow, these chorizo Sloppy Joes are good. I really liked them, but then, I was already a huge fan of Mexican chorizo. I used extra hot chorizo to really crank these up another notch. Use regular chorizo if you’re not into heat. It’s the wonderful flavor of the sausage that makes these special. The heat is an extra bonus.

Chorizo Sloppy Joes

These are a great twist on the classic Sloppy Joes I grew up on. I’ll never go back to those after having these, that’s for sure!

I love chorizo in darned near everything. If you feel the same way, you’ll also want to make my chorizo fried potatoes.

Chorizo Sloppy Joes
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Chorizo Joes

Wow, these chorizo Sloppy Joes are good. I really liked them, but then, I was already a huge fan of Mexican chorizo. I used extra hot chorizo to really crank these up another notch.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Mexican, sandwich, sloppy Joes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 478kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound Mexican Chorizo sausage
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 8 hamburger buns

Instructions

  • Fire up your grill (or oven broiler) and roast the peppers (both the poblano and the red bell) until charred. Let cool slightly then remove the charred skins. Remove the seeds and stems and chop.
  • Crumble the beef and chorizo into a large pot or Dutch oven and brown over medium high heat. Drain and remove the meat, reserving 1 tablespoon of the meat drippings in the pot.
  • Add in the onions and saute until starting to soften, about 4 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook another 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  • Return the meat to the pot along with the remaining ingredients except the buns. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over lightly toasted hamburger buns. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 832mg | Potassium: 539mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1339IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.