Mexican Chorizo


Notes: You can shape the sausage into patties and pan-fry or broil them, or use the sausage in tacos.


Makes 2 pounds sausage; 6 to 8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 312
Caloriesfromfat 72 %
Protein 20 g
Fat 25 g
Satfat 9 g
Carbohydrate 2.6 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Sodium 374 mg
Cholesterol 82 mg


2 pounds ground lean pork
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced or pressed
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


In a large bowl, thoroughly mix pork, garlic, vinegar, chili powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and cumin. Cover and chill for 30 minutes before using (see notes).

January 2004
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