Beef-Chorizo Nacho Topping

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 pound ground beef

8 ounces fresh chorizo, casings removed

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

1 small onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tablespoons tomato paste

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 8-ounce can tomato sauce


  1. Combine the olive oil, ground beef and chorizo in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Clear a space in the pan and add the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, coriander and paprika; cook, stirring, until incorporated. Add the tomato sauce and 1 cup water; stir everything together and simmer until thickened, 6 to 7 minutes.