Stuffed Chorizo Mushrooms

Snacks & Starters

A Recipe by El Popular

Bingo, Bongo, Hingo, Hongo. A mushroom, or “hongo” in Spanish, is nature’s perfectly made food holder – with their tender caps conveniently shaped like bowls, they are great for handheld hors d’ oeuvres. Try out this recipe for Stuffed Chorizo Mushrooms at your next party for a delicious quick and easy appetizer!

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cook Time: 25 mins

  • Makes: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 link (6 oz.) El Popular “Original” Chorizo

  • 12 button mushroom, cleaned and stemmed

  • 1 tbsp corn oil

  • 4 oz. ground round beef

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup onions, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cilantro, chopped

  • 3 oz. pepper jack cheese, cubed into 1 inch pieces

  • Salt, to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven at 325 degrees.

  • In a medium skillet combine oil, beef, onion, garlic powder, and salt to cook until meat is warm, but not browned.

  • Remove casing from Chorizo and cook for an addition 5 min until all meat is browned.

  • Stir in cilantro and set aside.

  • Wash mushrooms and pat dry with a paper towel.

  • Spoon chorizo mixture into each mushroom cap and place cheese square on top.

  • Then, place mushrooms onto sheet pan. Bake in oven for 15-20 min or until cheese is melted.

  • Serve and enjoy!

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft, raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft and comes raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

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