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This delicious dish of Chickpeas and Chorizo in a flavorful tomato sauce is ready in less than 25 minutes! Serve over rice or quinoa for a complete dinner.


4 servings

Total time

25 minutes




  • 1 lb uncooked chorizo sausage (removed from casing)
  • 1 14-oz can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes with garlic and basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil ((divided))
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • optional: chopped cilantro or scallions for garnish


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet or wok, and add the chorizo. Break up the chorizo with a spatula and brown over high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the chickpeas and diced tomatoes, and give it a stir. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the tomato sauce has reduced and thickened.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped cilantro or scallions. Serve over rice, quinoa, or bulgur (cracked wheat).

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