Love chorizo, but don’t know what to make of it, or out of it, for that matter? Well, don’t you worry, because we’ve got a list of recipes to make use of your favorite Spanish sausage. One of our favorites being this Lentils Brown Rice and Chorizo dish, which is also made with a mix of veggies including carrots, onions, and celery.
In a large pot combine 8 cups water, rice, lentils and salt, if desired. Bring water to a boil. Boil uncovered 30 minutes until the desired texture is reached and drain excess liquid.
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the chorizo according to the package directions. Drain any excess fat.
Add onions, carrots and celery and sauté until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Fold in cooked rice and lentils. Serve garnished with cilantro.
Got leftover rice? Use it to prepare our simple Seafood Paella recipe with a whole grain twist.
Brought together with our Mahatma® Whole Grain Brown Rice, this chorizo recipe is not just mouthwatering, but also adds a Mexican twist to the party. And, as a bonus, the spicy chorizo and brown rice concoction is mixed in with chopped veggies and protein-packed lentils to create a powerhouse meal that is loaded with flavor!
Make use of those leftovers, if you have any that is. Toss your mixture into a Brown Rice and Bean Burrito. Substitute the brown rice and black beans for your chorizo and lentil rice and you’re set for two meals!
For a Spanish taste, add in the desired amount of smoked paprika when cooking the vegetables. If you are looking for the perfect side dish, try our: sweet coconut rice