Homemade Chorizo Sausage Recipe

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15 mins (prep 5, cooking 10)
10 ingredients
12-16 servings
Frankly, I have never been able to find good store-bought chorizo, so I made up a recipe, which I use for cheese dips, tortilla dishes, scrambled eggs, and lasagna. This tastes best after being in the fridge two days, so prepare it in advance. What you don't use, will freeze.

Categories:  mexican , quick-and-easy , quick ,
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Serving Size (18.18 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 45.81 Calories from Fat 20.79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.31g 42.58%
Saturated Fat 0.42g 25.4%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 983.24mg 491.62%
Total Carbohydrate 8.33g 33.33%
Dietary Fiber 5.65 g 271.42%
Sugars 1.1 g %
Protein 2.08g 49.92%
Vitamin A 4386.89IU% Vitamin C 0.11mg%
Calcium 58.52mg% Iron 2.74mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground pork, ground beef, minced onion, chopped garlic, or, mexican oregano, optional, chopped jalapeno