SPICY CHORIZO BAKED BEANS

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Spicy Chorizo Baked Beans (Mexican Baked Beans) is a unique, flavorful, and budget-friendly dish to add to your dinner rotation. This easy and delicious recipe brings together chorizo, beans, onion, garlic, and jalapenos to add a savory depth. Mexican baked beans have a hint of sweetness as well.

This hearty and comforting side dish recipe will quickly become a family favorite. Plus, most of the ingredients are pantry staples, so you don’t have to break the bank to make it.

I like to serve these baked beans with Southwest Skillet Blackened Chicken, Orange & Jalapeno Marinated Grilled Flat Iron Steak, Boston Butt or Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos.

Chorizo Baked Beans
Chorizo Baked Beans (Mexican Baked Beans)

Spicy Chorizo Baked Beans

This classic side dish gets an unexpected twist from high-quality chorizo sausage, turning it into an easy, delicious, and memorable accompaniment to any main course. Not only is this dish packed with flavor from the smoky and spicy chorizo, but it also boasts a nutritional boost from the beans, making this side a tasty addition to any meal. Get ready to bring a little extra sizzle to the dinner table. Let’s dive into this classic dish with a spicy twist.

Spicy Chorizo Baked Beans is the perfect way to turn a simple dinner into an amazing meal.

Chorizo Baked Beans (Mexican Baked Beans)
Chorizo Baked Beans

What do I need to make Chorizo Baked Beans?

The full recipe with ingredient amounts and instructions is at the bottom of this post. You can save a tree and the recipe to your personal and private recipe box here on Call Me PMc. This way, you’ll never misplace it.

  • Chorizo – pork or beef
  • Onion
  • Jalapenos – don’t like it spicy? Use a bell pepper
  • Garlic
  • Brown sugar
  • Butter
  • Tomato paste
  • Cumin
  • Smoked paprika
  • Chili powder
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Lime juice – freshly squeezed is best
  • Pinto beans – canned or you can make your own
  • Cilantro
  • Cholula hot sauce – any vinegar-based hot sauce
beans in a casserole dish

Method for making baked beans

  1. Heat the oven to 350°.
  2. Cook the chorizo for 4 minutes. Add the onion, diced jalapeno, and garlic, and cook for an additional 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in the brown sugar, butter, tomato paste, cumin, paprika, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, lime juice, and beans.
  4. Pour into a 9×13-inch pan and place in the oven. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. If it starts to dry out, add some chicken broth or a little water just till moist. Continue baking.
  5. Remove and serve with sliced jalapeno, chopped cilantro, and hot sauce.
Chorizo Baked Beans

Tips

● I prefer Johnsonville chorizo. There is also a soy version if you prefer a vegan option.
● Serve this with any Mexican dinner, cookout, or Sunday dinner.

Storage

● Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

beans in bowl

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I recommend either this baking dish (Amazon) or this one (Walmart).

Chorizo Baked Beans

SPICY CHORIZO BAKED BEANS

These baked beans are made with chorizo, jalapenos, spices, and a hint of sweetness.
Author: Paula
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chorizo
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 2 small jalapenos seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 – 10-ounce cans or equivalent pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • hot sauce for serving, optional

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350°.
  • Cook the chorizo for 4 minutes. Add the onion, diced jalapeno, and garlic, and cook for an additional 4 minutes
  • Stir in the brown sugar, butter, tomato paste, cumin, paprika, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, lime juice, and the beans
  • Pour into a 9×13-inch pan and place in the oven. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. If it starts to dry out, add some chicken broth or a little water just till moist. Continue baking.
  • Remove and serve with sliced jalapeno, chopped cilantro, and hot sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
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