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El Popular Chorizo Cheesy Beef and Chorizo Pastallios

Cheesy Beef and Chorizo Pastallios
Erica Ferrer
Ivy Tech - East Chicago Campus
2011 Chorizo Contest

Prep Time: 15-20 min.     
Start to Finish: 40-45 min.   

32 Servings


  • 1 lb. of ground beef
  • 1 link El Popular Chorizo (Original)
  • 1 small can tomato sauce
  • 1 small can green chilies
  • 1 potato, peeled, diced, and par-cooked
  • 8 oz. Chihuahua cheese, shredded
  • 1 bag frozen dinner roll (semi-thawed)
  • 1 pkg sazón seasoning
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil


Brown ground beef in a saucepan, when the meat is almost brown add the link of El Popular Chorizo, and the par-cooked potato. Cook until all the ingredients are cooked thoroughly. Add the package of sazón seasoning, half of the can green chilies (if you prefer spicy add the whole can) and the can tomato sauce. Simmer until liquid reduces. Put the meat mixture in a bowl let cool, cover and refrigerate. When the mixture is cooled, take one of the semi frozen dinner roll season with salt and roll out into a 5 inch circle disc. Scoop meat mixture into dough then add cheese, fold in half and seal the edges. Deep fry until all sides are lightly brown and drain on paper towel…..Enjoy!