A good quality Spanish chorizo is made with pork, oregano, garlic and Spanish smoked paprika known as “pimentón. ”Pimentón delivers a characteristic flavor and a deep red color.
Pumpkin puree800 g1.96 lb
Potato starch100 g0.33 lb
Potato flour100 g0.33 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of materials
Salt12 g2 tsp
Olive oil15 ml1 Tbsp
Oregano, dry2.0 g1 Tbsp
Paprika, sweet5.0 g1 Tbsp
Cayenne pepper0.25 g¼ tsp
Garlic, diced3.5 g1 clove
Onion, chopped60 g1 small
  1. Chop onion finely then fry in olive oil until golden.
  2. Mix pumpkin puree with onion, diced garlic and spices. Add starch and flour and mix all together.
  3. Stuff into 36 mm non-animal casings.
  4. Cook for 20 minutes in water at 80° C (176° F).
  5. Cool and refrigerate.
Don’t add water unless the mixture is too hard to stuff.

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