Chorizo & Roasted Potato Salad

This is definitely not your everyday salad: roasted potatoes with grilled chorizo, sweetness of the honey-mustard sauce and a fresh twist with rocket in there.

Chorizo & Roasted Potato Salad - The Beginner's Cookbook recipe
Chorizo & Roasted Potato Salad – The Beginner’s Cookbook recipe

What you need:

  • A knife and a chopping board
  • An oven proof dish
  • A large bowl
  • A serving dish (optional)

Ingredients for 2 persons:

  • 1kg potatoes
  • 100gr chorizo
  • 70gr rocket salad (4 big handfuls)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Thyme
  • 2 spring onions (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt & pepper

Before you Start:

  • Mince the garlic cloves
  • Cut the potatoes in chunks (2-3 cm each)
  • Finely slice the chorizo
  • Mince the spring onions

Ready to go?

  • Roast the potatoes:
    • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.
    • In the oven proof dish: toss the potato chunks, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 minced garlic cloves, the thyme, salt & pepper.
    • Cook for 25 minutes.
    • Once the potatoes are cooked, switch the oven to grill mode for 5 minutes.
    • Add the chorizo slices and grill for another 5 minutes.
    • Let it rest for a few minutes.
  • To prepare the sauce:
    • In a big bowl, mix together the rest of the olive oil (1 tablespoon), the vinegar, the mustard, honey, spring onions, salt and pepper.
    • Add the potatoes/chorizo and toss.
  • In a nice serving dish:
    • Put 2/3 of the salad at the bottom
    • Add the potatoes/chorizo preparation
    • Put the rest of the salad on top

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