White bowl filled with cauliflower and Chorizo de san Manuel Mexican chorizo.

Garnish this 9 Ingredient Savory Salad with Mexican Chorizo

Photo and recipe courtesy of Delicious.com

You may find it hard to believe,  but our Texas brand chorizo can go well with nearly everything, even salad! If you are curious about what to make with your beef or pork chorizo then adding it this warm cauliflower and chorizo salad is a must! We’d like to thank the chefs at Delicious for coming up with this recipe.

Preparation Time

20 mins

Cooking Time

1 hr 5 mins





  • 20 g unsalted butter
  • 2 tbs sherry vinegar 
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) grape seed oil
  • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken stock
  • 1 dried chorizo, skin removed, finely chopped
  • 2 cauliflower, cut into large florets, leaves reserved
  • Finely grated parmesan and baby basil leaves, to serve
  • 100 g hazelnuts, roasted, skins removed, roughly chopped



  • Preheat oven to 220 C° or 425F° 
  • Roughly chop 500 g cauliflower florets and set aside. Place remaining cauliflower and leaves on a large baking tray lined with baking paper. 
  • Drizzle with olive oil, season, and roast for 35-40 minutes until dark golden.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a frypan with a lid over medium heat. Add the chopped cauliflower and cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes or until slightly softened.
  • Add stock and bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a blender  until smooth..
  • For the dressing, place the chopped Mexican chorizo and grape seed oil in a cold pan over medium-low heat. Cook for 10 minutes or until fragrant and the oil is red. 
  • Set aside to cool, then whisk in the sherry vinegar. 
  • To serve, spread the puree over a serving plate, top with roasted cauliflower and leaves, drizzle with chorizo dressing, then scatter with hazelnuts, parmesan, and basil.


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