One-Skillet Mexican Chorizo, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Rice Dinner

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One-Skillet Chorizo, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Rice Dinner

You can be sure that sizzling Chorizo and Jalapeno Cheddar are smells that people will come-a-runnin’ for. I learned that at the Kansas State Fair this year when I fired up my skillet and started cooking. They came in droves! That’s because this one-skillet meal is easy to whip up for State Fair Sampling or for a flavor-packed weeknight meal. And with the spices of Twisted Pepper’s Jalapeno Dip Mix ready to go, dinner is practically done! #oneskilletmeal #chorizo 

One-Skillet Chorizo, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Rice DinnerTwisted Pepper Dip Mix Makes This Skillet TOO Easy

Lucky for you, the flavor combinations of spicy jalapeno and sharp cheddar cheese that really make this dish pop will require no effort at all. Thanks to Twisted Pepper Jalapeño Cheddar Dip Mix, this part is a breeze. Just saute your sweet potatoes in a little oil and the dip mix before adding your chorizo. All of these flavors will come together in an irresistable aroma and your skillet will be well on its way to done.

One-Skillet Meals are Priceless

Once your chorizo is browned off and your sweet potatoes are fork tender, you’ll cook the rice and beans right in that delicious cheddar jalapeno chorizo mixture. Just stir in 2-3 cups of chicken broth with 1/2 cup jasmine or basmati rice and add a cup of salsa verde (for MORE flavor). In the time it takes to set the table and gather the fam, you’ll have this one-skillet meal ready to serve up with your favorite Mexican toppings!

One-Skillet Mexican Chorizo, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Rice Dinner

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One-Skillet Mexican Chorizo, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Rice Dinner

Mexican Chorizo, Sweet Potato, Black Bean Rice Skillet

This one-skillet meal is easy to whip up for a flavor-packed weeknight meal. We love all the textures and flavors of chorizo, black beans, and sweet potatoes with rice.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Chef Alli

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 Tbs. Twisted Pepper Jalapeño Cheddar Dip Mix, may substitute your favorite Mexican seasonings or taco seasonings
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 lb. chorizo pork sausage
  • 14 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2-3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup jasmine or basmati rice
  • your favorite toppings, such as chopped fresh cilantro, sour cream, shredded cheese, sliced black olives, etc. optional

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When the oil is hot, add the dip mix and sweet potatoes; sauté for 4-5 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are almost fork-tender.
  • Add the chorizo to the ingredients in the skillet, turning up the heat slightly; sauté until the chorizo is cooked throughout, crumbling it as it cooks, 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the black beans, chicken broth, and salsa to the skillet, bringing the ingredients to a boil. Stir in the rice, cover the skillet with a lid. Turn down the heat, simmering until the rice is tender, 15-18 minutes, adding chicken broth, as needed.
  • To serve, top with your favorite toppings.

Notes

www.ChefAlli.com
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: black beans, chorizo, skillet, sweet potato

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 1319mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 8395IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg

Let’s Get You Cookin’,
Chef Alli

*This recipe was featured at the 2018 Kansas State Fair on behalf of From the Land of Kansas and Twisted Pepper Co.

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Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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