D – DietHood…the eating effect | Chorizo, Rice & Bean Soup

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During the A-Z Blog Challenge I will bring more recipes from across the web and around the world that contain BEANS and RICE to my fellow Dave Ramsey fans. As part of the challenge I would love for you to share a link to your favorite budget friendly recipe that starts with the letter of the day.


Chorizo, Rice & Bean Soup

Katerina @ DietHood


(Ingredients modified to include Aldi brand name)

  • 2 tablespoons Countryside Creamery butter
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1-pound ground Cacique chorizo (you can also use the chorizo sausage sold in casings – remove from casings when cooking)
  • Stonemill Essentials salt and Stonemill Essentials  ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (15-ounces) Happy Harvest diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15-ounces) Dakota’s Pride beans, rinsed and drained (you can use pinto beans, great northern, kidney… whatever you have on hand)
  • 2 teaspoons Stonemill Essentials dried parsley
  • 2 cups Chef’s Cupboard beef stock
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup uncooked Rice Bowl white rice
  • chopped fresh parsley or cilantro (optional – used for garnish) –> Not sold in Aldi stores
  • lime wedges (optional – used for garnish)


  1. Melt butter in a dutch oven or a soup pot.
  2. Add diced onion and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in garlic; continue to cook for 30 seconds, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add chorizo; season with salt and pepper and cook over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned, stirring to break up and crumble the meat.
  5. Stir in diced tomatoes and beans.
  6. Season with dried parsley and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add beef stock and water; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in rice and reduce heat to a simmer.
  9. Cover and continue to cook for 12 to 15 minutes, or until rice is thoroughly cooked.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Ladle soup into bowls; add fresh lime juice from one small wedge, sprinkle with parsley or cilantro and serve.

Please see source website for pictures and detailed instructions – DietHood

Costs = $ 4.43

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