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Chorizo stuffed sweet peppers with tomato sauce on a wooden board
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Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Peppers

Course Main Course
Keyword Chorizo
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

Chorizo Peppers

  • 1 lb chorizo
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 10 small sweet peppers
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • salt & pepper

Tomato Sauce

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes

Instructions

Tomato Sauce

  • Add 2 tbsp olive oil to hot skillet
  • Once oil is heated, add garlic to pan and cook until fragrant
  • Add in diced onions and garlic to skillet
  • Add olive oil to saute pan and turn heat to medium
  • Let cook for 2-3 minutes over medium high heat until onions are beginning to become translucent
  • Add in tomato paste to skillet and let sit for 1-2 minutes until paste becomes aromatic
  • Add in broth and diced tomatoes and let simmer for 10-15 minutes adding salt and pepper to taste

Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Peppers

  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Mix the chorizo in the pan with garlic and saute until cooked
  • While chorizo is cooking cut off the tops of the sweet peppers and remove the ribs and seeds
  • Mix ¼ cup of the mozzarella into the chorizo and garlic
  • Stuff the sweet peppers with the chorizo and mozzarella mix
  • In oven safe pan, line bottom with tomato sauce
  • Place stuffed sweet peppers in the pan with tomato sauce
  • Top stuffed peppers with mozzarella and bake for 20-25 mins and cheese is beginning to brown
  • Remove from oven, top with sauce and serve