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Chorizo Sloppy Joes

A Latin twist on sloppy joes with chorizo, enchilada sauce, avocado and pepper jack cheese.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings



  • 1 pound ground chorizo
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 1 4oz can diced green chiles
  • 3/4 cup red enchilada sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Sliced avocado


  • Cook chorizo in a skillet over medium heat until cooked through. Strain but reserve 1 tablespoon pan drippings.
  • Add onion and chiles to pan drippings. Cook until onion softens, about 3 minutes. Return chrozio to the pan. Pour in enchilada sauce. Add in cumin and chili powder. Mix well. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 25 - 30 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  • Preheat oven broiler.
  • Spoon meat mixture equally onto the bottom half of hamburger buns. Place 1/4 cup shredded cheese on each sloppy joe. Place under the broiler and broil for about a minute or until cheese has melted. Remove from oven, top with avocado and top buns. Serve.


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Keywords: chorizo, sandwich, super bowl recipe