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Veggie and Chorizo Skillet

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Make this super festive Veggies and Chorizo Skillet for dinner tonight! It's loaded with fresh veggies, lots of flavor, and topped with CHEESE! You've got to try making this one-pan dish.

Festive Veggie and Chorizo Skillet

This Veggies and Chorizo Skillet is inspired by a recent breakfast we had during our ski trip.

On our way home from skiing in Killington, VT, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner to have breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with 2 eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER.

The breakfast skillet was served in a small cast iron skillet with free coffee refills and genuine smiles from the server. I love it when small town places end up having amazing food.

Inspired by Bob's Skillet, I decided to make a similar dish at home, but just a tad healthier with all the vegetables added in and a lot less grease.

Festive Veggie and Chorizo Skillet

Related recipe: Chickpea Chorizo Stew

I used chorizo sausage which has a ton of flavor and added a few of my go-to veggies: mushrooms, bell peppers, and grape tomatoes. The whole thing is topped with some cheese and popped into the oven for a few minutes to melt the cheese and really maximize the flavors.

It was good. Good good good. This dish turned out so colorful - and festive!

I used this cast iron skillet for the recipe.

We ate this veggie and chorizo skillet over quinoa. You can also serve this dish over rice, with pasta, or with a fried egg on top.

A runny fried egg would be amazing on this - you can also grab a piece of toast to dip into the yolk and to sop up all the juices.

I am pretty sure this will be my go-to dinner from now on when I don't feel like fussing with dinner. The whole thing took 25 minutes from start to finish, and it was super delicious.

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Veggie and Chorizo Skillet

Make this super festive Veggies and Chorizo Skillet for dinner tonight! It's loaded with fresh veggies, has lots of flavor, and is a great one-pan meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Southwestern
Servings: 4
Author: Kate

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chorizo sausage , raw, removed from casing
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , thinly sliced
  • 10 oz baby bella mushrooms , cleaned and sliced
  • 2 bell peppers , seeds removed and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces (I used red and green)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes , sliced in half
  • 1 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese (or your favorite melting cheese)
  • Garnish: 2 tablespoons chopped scallions or cilantro leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F. 
  • Heat the olive oil in a 12-inch cast iron skillet (or any other oven-safe pan). Add the chorizo sausage and the sliced onions, and stir to break up the sausage. Stir fry for 5 minutes, continuing to break up the sausage with a spatula. 
  • Add the sliced mushrooms, stir, and let them cook for 3 minutes. Add the bell peppers and stir fry for another 2 minutes. Add the sliced grape tomatoes, stir to mix everything together, and turn off the heat. 
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese, and bake at 450F for 5 minutes. Carefully remove from heat and garnish with chopped scallions and/or cilantro. Serve over rice or quinoa. Or add a fried egg on top and soak up the yumminess with some toast.
     

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Veggie and Chorizo Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 712 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 100mg33%
Sodium 1410mg59%
Potassium 1023mg29%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 2175IU44%
Vitamin C 83.2mg101%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* The nutritional information shown here is just an estimate and not meant to be used as dietary/nutritional advice. Please consult a nutritionist for exact nutritional information based on the exact ingredients you use.

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