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Potatoes with Chorizo and Onions

Potatoes with Chorizo and Onions


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), 2 turns of the pan

  • 3/4 pound, 1 package, chorizo, very thinly sliced on an angle, pull away any loose casings

  • 6 small Yukon gold potatoes, very thinly sliced

  • 1 medium onion, very thinly sliced

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2 teaspoons sweet paprika

  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley, a generous 1 or 2 handfuls


Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add EVOO, 2 turns of the pan, and the chorizo. Cook sausage 2 minutes, flip cook another minute then add potatoes and onions to the pan in an even layer over the sausage. Season the potatoes and onions with salt, pepper and paprika then turn sections of the potatoes using a spatula so that the chorizo is on top and potatoes and onions are on the bottom. Place a smaller skillet on top and press down. Weight the skillet with a few heavy cans. Cook 10-12 minutes. Remove weight and turn again to combine all ingredients. Cook another 3-4 minutes then add parsley, remove from heat and serve.