Chorizo & tomato salad

Chorizo & tomato salad

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
The combination of sweet, acidic tomatoes with salty, spicy chorizo and tangy Sherry vinegar is a match made in heaven

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal184
  • fat16g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre1g
  • protein6g
  • salt1.17g
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Ingredients

  • 3 ripe beef tomato, cut into wedges

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • few thyme sprigs, leaves picked

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 100g chorizo, sliced on the diagonal

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

Method

  1. Put the tomatoes in a bowl with the onion and thyme. Season, then drizzle with the vinegar and oil. Let the flavours mingle while you cook the chorizo.

  2. In a hot, dry pan, fry the chorizo slices until browned on both sides. Serve the tomatoes with the fried chorizo, drizzled with a little oil from the pan.

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Comments (13)

jeanieh's picture

Nice rich flavours. I have this for my lunch sometimes for a nice change. Healthy too!

mdej123's picture
5

I love this dish, very nice flavours and a great way to have tomatoes. Great served along a lovely crisp green salad and chunky bread to soak up the juices. Yum.

jillbrain's picture
4

We almost lived on this through the summer, tomatoes from greenhouse, served with crispy ciabata and dry white wine

katie87's picture
4

Great salad. Only used half the olive oil and ate it as a cold salad in my lunchbox. Lovely.

lolaypop's picture
5

This was a really lovely salad! In response to Abigall!, i served this salad with parmesan crusted chicken (another recipe from this site)

bryonyann's picture

I have previously made this, slightly differently, by frying chorizo and cherry toms and then taking off the heat and adding cubed watermelon. Serve on toasted rustic bread rubbed with garlic and then drizzle balsamic or PX sherry vinegar over it.

abigal's picture

I really like this recipe! but just wondering what i could serve it with any suggestion? :D

psamiad1's picture
3

Surprisingly tasty and had a nice summery feel about it.

purpleflufff's picture
4

I loved this, I swapped the sherry vinegar for balsamic as I couldnt see the recipe at home and had to try and guess/remember what it was I had read earlier. Was delicious though. Definately to be repeated.

pup202's picture
4

Loved this -took it as as tapas dish to a spanish themed party, v nice, just the job

moesyhoward's picture

Absolutely delicious! Even my daughter who is not normally a chorizo fan loved it. I served the salad on a bed of rocket alongside grilled fish - yum yum.

superspike's picture

Debbie,

Chorizo is a mildly spiced Spanish sausage, sold on most deli counters.

debantalya's picture

Please could you tell me what chorizo is - I've never heard of it.Thank you

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