A Tomato Chorizo Salad to Die For - Jo-Ann Carson

A Tomato Chorizo Salad to Die For

This is a Friday #fingerfood post (sort of).

Okay, I know salad technically isn’t a finger food unless you are a cave man. I’m adding it to my finger food collection, however, because it goes so well with a table laden with an assortment of appetizers.

The key to this recipe is the combination of the spicy chorizo and sherry vinegar, an idea I picked up from Jamie Oliver.

My Recipe (made for two)


3 chorizo sausages

enough tomatoes (your choice of type) for two – I used 3 field tomatoes

2 green onions

1 small handful of small basil leaves

1-2 garlic cloves

a salad dressing made of 2 tblsp. olive oil and 3 tblsp sherry vinegar (or to taste)

salt and pepper


  1. slice and fry the chorizo in oil until nicely browned and crispy
  2. slice and fry the garlic in the left-over oil until fragrant
  3. cut the tomatoes bite-size, add basil and green onion
  4. add the dressing, salt and pepper to taste
  5. add the chorizo and garlic and mix.

The salad turned out better than I expected. It was amazing. I’m hooked on sherry vinegar.

Enjoy your weekend.