Chorizo and Pepper Sandwich


Soyrizo and Pepper Sandwich
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OK, so it is not chorizo; however, this sandwich does make a terrific meal on a fall or winter night.  Chorizo is a general term for sausage used in Spanish, Portugese, and Mexican cooking.  Typically it is made with pork, spices, and chilis.  Soyrizo is made with soy beans, a healthier option than chorizo.  Don't worry about the flavor, your family members and friends will never know if you don't tell them. 


Ingredients

Sourdough bread 
cooking spray
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 
2 organic large red sweet peppers
1 package Soyrizo (12 ounces)
mixed salad greens
balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
Swiss cheese

Instructions

Apply cooking spray to grill pan or grill machine.
Preheat the grill pan or grill machine to medium heat.

Place two slices of bread on the grill.
Grill both sides of the bread slices. 
Set aside.

Slice the peppers into 1" strips, removing membranes, keeping seeds if you desire more spice.
Toss with extra vigin olive oil.
Place pepper strips on grill, cooking for approximately 12 minutes.
Set aside when cooked tender.

Remove Soyrizo from package. 
Form Soyrizo into sandwich size patties or chorizo size slices.
Cook according to package directions.
Set aside when cooked.

Lay grilled bread slices on cutting board.
Layer each bread slice with a slice of Swiss cheese.
Top one slice of bread with cooked peppers.
Add the cooked Soyrizo patties or slices.
Lightly drizzle the sandwich ingredients with balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing.
Bring the two pieces of bread together.
Slice the sandwich in half.
Plate the sandwich.

Wash and dry the mixed salad greens.
Plate the salad greens next to the sandwich.
Lightly drizzle the greens with balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing.

* Makes about four sandwiches.

Serve this sandwich with one of my gourmet treats.




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