What on earth is better than a two ingredient meal? Well, two ingredients other than oil, butter, and seasoning. It’s amazing how quickly a small trip to the grocery store for one meal’s ingredients turns into $20, right? This meal is always $10 for two people, guaranteed.
Anyways, this chorizo and sweet potato recipe was also stolen from “Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food” by Nigel Slater. Can you tell I’ve been into his recipes lately? The sweet potato becomes totally flavored by the oil from the chorizo, creating a pretty unreal flavor combo.
Have you ever tried chorizo before? What’s your favorite way to eat it?
- 2 fresh chorizo sausages
- 1-1.5 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ice cube-sized chunks
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon of butter
- 1 tablespoon oil
- Salt and pepper
- Pierce the chorizo sausages several times all over with a fork.
- Heat a large frying pan with the oil over medium heat, then lightly brown the sausages on both sides.
- Add the sweet potato to the pan and cook it for ten minutes, stirring and flipping the sausages half way through so they brown evenly.
- Add the water, cover with a lid, and simmer for ten minutes.
- Remove the lid and cook for a few more minutes, allowing half the water to evaporate.
- Put the sausages aside on a cutting board, then mash the sweet potatoes with a fork. Add butter, salt, and pepper, mixing the mashed potatoes together until it is evenly disbursed.
- Scoop mashed potatoes onto two plates, then thickly slice the chorizo and place on top. Serve and enjoy!