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This quick and easy homemade Chorizo Chili with Hominy comes together in a flash with a handful of pantry ingredients, ground pork chorizo, ground beef, and Mexican style hominy!


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Quick and easy homemade chili

Classic chili is always a great weeknight meal idea. This Chorizo Chili with Hominy is takes a slight twist in adding flavorful ground chorizo, diced green chilis, and hominy!

Chorizo Chili with Hominy

What you need to make the chili

To make this delicious and easy chili, you will need:

  • Ground raw pork chorizo. You can get this at most grocery stores, sold with and without casings. If buying in casing, remove casing before cooking.
  • Ground beef.
  • A red bell pepper, a small red onion, and a few cloves of garlic.
  • 1 can of diced green chilis.
  • A can of Mexican style hominy.
  • Canned of light red kidney beans.
  • A can of cannelini beans.
  • A can of fire roasted diced tomatoes.
  • A bit of tomato paste.
  • Spices: Smoked paprika, Chili powder, Ground Cumin, Ground Cayenne, and Salt and pepper.
  • A can of crushed tomatoes.
  • A bit of water.
  • A couple tablespoons of olive oil.
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The best chorizo chili recipe!

This chorizo chili is packed with flavor, cooks quickly in one pan, and is ready in under 1 hour! All you need to do is prep a few veggies, open a few cans and simmer! Easy peasy.

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What to serve with the chorizo chili

This chili goes great with classic chili toppings, like grated cheddar cheese, scallions, and sour cream. A little squirt of lime, some sliced jalapeños, and a dash of hot sauce never hurt either!

I also love a hot buttered piece of fresh baked cornbread on the side. Bon appetit!


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Chorizo Chili with Hominy

Chorizo Chili with Hominy

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner
Keyword: chorizo, ground beef
Servings: 8


  • 1 lb ground pork chorizo
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 4 cloves pressed garlic
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chilis
  • 1 25 oz can Mexican style hominy, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15.5 oz  can light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15.5 oz can canneleni beans, drained and rinsed, 
  • 1 14.5 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes 
  • 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • a dash of cayenne
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • In a large deep pan or skillet over medium heat, sauté onions and peppers in olive oil over for 4-5 minutes, until softened.
    2. Add chorizo and beef and season with salt and pepper.
    3. Cook, breaking up as you go, until browned- 8-10 minutes.
    4. Drain excess fat, if desired.
    5. Add the seasonings and garlic, stir to combine. and cook 2 minutes.
    6. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, diced chili’s and hominy and stir to combine.
    7. Add the crushed tomatoes and water, stir, and cover.
    8. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes.
    9. Serve hot with diced scallions, sour cream, and grated cheddar.

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