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Tacos with Chorizo and Refried Beans

Chorizo tacos recipe card

  • Author: Sachi
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 tacos 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


Also called tacos de chorizo, this tasty chorizo taco recipe can be whipped up in a hot skillet in minutes for a quick and easy meal.


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  • 8 corn tortillas (6”)
  • 4 links chorizo sausage, sliced lengthwise into quarters
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, full fat
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 8 lime wedges from 1/2 lime


  1. Toast tortillas, one at a time, in a smoking hot cast iron skillet for 10 seconds on each side. Fold each in half and set aside. Cover with a cloth to keep warm.
  2. In the same hot skillet cook chorizo for 2-3 minutes. Turning every few seconds until charred and seared on all sides.
  3. Plate tortillas, chorizo and garnishes. Serve.
  4. Assemble taco by laying a couple of pieces of chorizo down the center of a tortilla. Garnish with a sprinkle of onion, a few slices of radish, a few sprigs of cilantro, a spoonful of sour cream and a squirt of lime juice.


Use a smoking hot cast iron skillet to give the tortillas a delicious char. You don’t need to cook them for long, 10 seconds on each side will do. To keep tortillas warm, stack them on a plate and cover with a cloth as you prepare each one.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Mexican, cinco de mayo, pork, chorizo, spicy, tacos, tortillas, gluten-free, diabetic, low-carb, we count carbs