Warm Chorizo Salad

This simple, tasty dish by Lesley Waters adds colour and vibrancy to a salad spread as well as selection of tapas
By Lesley Waters
Warm Chorizo Salad
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  • Serves: 4, as a snack
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 225 g chorizo, sliced
  • 225 g plum tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp dry sherry
  • 2 baby gem lettuce, washed and shredded
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, and fry the chorizo for 1-2 minutes, until lightly browned. Add the tomatoes and sherry and simmer for 2-3 minutes, until the tomatoes have just softened, but still hold their shape.

2. Divide the shredded leaves between 4 serving plates and spoon over the hot chorizo and tomato mixture.

3. Drizzle with the pan juices and serve at once.

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