Chorizo con Papas (Sausage with Potatoes)

This dish is a simple, yet delicious way to cook chorizo sausage and potatoes. It is a traditional dish from the Basque region of Spain, and is often served as a main course or as a side dish. The dish can be made with either fresh or cured chorizo, and either white or red potatoes.


  • 1/2 kg chorizo sausage
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Peel and chop the potatoes into small pieces.
  2. Peel and chop the onion.
  3. Cut the chorizo sausage into small pieces.
  4. In a large frying pan, heat some olive oil over a medium heat.
  5. Add the chopped onion and fry until softened.
  6. Add the potatoes and fry for a few minutes.
  7. Add the chorizo sausage and fry for a few minutes.
  8. Add the paprika, cumin, salt and pepper, and fry for a few more minutes.
  9. Serve hot with some bread.

Potential changes & improvements

You could add some garlic to the dish, or fry the potatoes and onions in bacon fat for extra flavour.

What other food it works well with

This dish goes well with a green salad and some crusty bread.

Common Mistakes

Be careful not to overcook the potatoes, as they can become mushy.

Nutritional Information

This dish is high in fat and protein, and is a good source of vitamins and minerals.


This dish contains gluten, dairy, soy and eggs.

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