Chorizo Garbanzo Stew

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Sep. 21, 2011


Dried garbanzo beans 1 Pound (2 1/2 Cup)
Water 13 Cup (208 tbs)
Beef shank crosscuts 1 Pound
Smoked pork hocks 1 Pound (Ham Hocks)
Onion 1 Large , chopped to make 1 cup
Salt 2 Teaspoon
Paprika 2 Teaspoon
Sausage links 1 Pound , sliced (Chorizo / Italian Links)
Potatoes 2 Medium , medium, peeled and diced to make 2 cups
Bacon slices 4 , crisp



1. Soak beans in the water overnight in a covered pan; rinse and set aside.


2. In a saucepan combine beans and the water; bring it to boil.

3. Reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes; remove from heat.

4. Cover and let it stand for 1 hour; do not drain.

5. Add beef shank crosscuts, smoked pork hocks, chopped onion, salt, and paprika.

6. Cover and simmer for 2 hours or till beans are tender.

7. Remove meats and skim the fat from soup.

8. When meats have cooled slightly, remove meat from bones and discard the bones.

9. Return meat to soup and stir in the sausage pieces and potatoes; bring it to boil.

10. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes longer or till potatoes are tender.


11. Arrange the stew into individual bowl and serve hot with toasted garlic bread.

12. Sprinkle each serving with some crumbled bacon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 120 Minutes
Ready In: 120 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1400Calories from Fat 620

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.2%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1946 mg81.08%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 98 g196%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet