Category Archives: appetizer

Fiesta Chorizo Quiche Recipe

Mireya Flores – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2013 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 24 servings INGREDIENTS: Pastry for 1-crust 9-inch pie ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese ½ cup shredded Muenster cheese 2 eggs ¾ cup half and half ¼ tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. pepper ½ cup El […]

Fried Mexican Lasagna Bites Recipe

Elizabeth King – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2011 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 (8 oz.) package of manicotti shells ½ lb. Queso Blanco or Monterrey jack cheese 1 qt. Requesón or 16 oz. equal parts ricotta and cottage cheese 24 oz. Tomatillo sauce […]

Chorizo Popcorn Recipe

Alexis Coronado – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2013 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 10 min. Start to Finish: 20 hour. 6 servings INGREDIENTS: ½ cup all natural popping corn kernels 2-3oz. Movie Theatre Butter Oil 2 oz. El Popular Chorizo Original 4 oz. salted butter INSTRUCTIONS: For Popcorn Pour the oil into a heavy […]

Sweet & Spicy Squash Dip

Amanda Seright – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2011 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 4-6 servings INGREDIENTS: 4 ½ pounds Acorn Squash 1 package (12oz) El Popular Chorizo Mild 3 tsp butter or olive oil 1 oz. green onions chopped 4 oz. mushrooms chopped 6 oz. celery finely […]

Stuffed Chorizo Mushrooms

Alexis Coronado – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2012 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 8 oz. button mushroom, cleaned and stemmed 1 tbsp. corn oil 4 oz. ground round beef 1 tsp. garlic powder Salt, to taste 3 oz. El Popular Chorizo (Original) ¼ cup […]

Easy Party Chorizo Quesadillas

Majesta Stewart – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2011 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 8 large flour tortillas 2 cups Monterey Pepper Jack cheese, shredded ½ lb El Popular Chorizo (Original) 1 tablespoon Cilantro, chopped Spray oil Jar of prepared salsa INSTRUCTIONS: Heat a medium […]

Creamy Crusted Chorizo Potstickers

Michelle Cherry – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2012 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 40 potstickers INGREDIENTS: 1 pound El Popular Chorizo 4 oz. water chestnuts, minced 4 oz. green onions, minced 10 oz. fresh spinach, chopped finely 2 ripe avocados 2 tbsp. honey mustard 6 oz. bread […]

Chorizo Zucchini

Richard Perry – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2011 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 8 Servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. El Popular Longaniza Sausage ½ lb. El Popular Chorizo (Original) 1 cup onions, diced 1 tbsp. butter 5 cups zucchini, cut in half lengthways, then ¼ inch slices 1 […]

Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

Corrninne Keller – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2012 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 12 poppers INGREDIENTS: 12 small to medium fresh jalapenos 1 package (9 oz.) shredded Chihuahua cheese 6-8 oz. El Popular Chorizo (Original) 1 egg beaten plus ½ tsp water ¼ cup flour (for dusting) […]

Hot Chorizo Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

Brittney Upshaw – Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus – 2013 Chorizo Contest Prep Time: 25 min. Start to Finish: 1 hour. 24 Servings INGREDIENTS: 1 package of El Popular Chorizo Original 24 Jalapeno peppers 8 oz. of Queso Fresco 8 oz. of Cream Cheese (softened) 24 slices of bacon Toothpicks   INSTRUCTIONS: Cook El Popular […]


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