Cook's Hideout: Soy Chorizo & Corn Stew

October 29, 2009

Soy Chorizo & Corn Stew

I like to try vegetarian/ vegan “fake meats”. I know they are processed and everything but I still want to try them at least once to see how they taste. I’ve had some that I really liked, but some that were totally disappointing and inedible.

So when I saw Soy chorizo in Trader’s Joes I had to try it and I have to say we really liked it and I’m going to buy this again. It was similar to Yves brand Veggie ground round but much spicy and garlicky.

Soy Chorizo – 1 package
Corn – 3 cups (from 3 cobs)
Red Bell pepper – 1 medium, chopped
Green Onions – 1 bunch
Garlic – 2 cloves
Tomato puree – 1 cup
Cumin powder – 1tsp
Chili powder – 1tsp
Salt – to taste

  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a sauté pan; crumble chorizo in the pan and cook on medium flame for about 5 minutes. Remove into a bowl and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, add green onions, bell pepper & corn; sauté on medium-high flame for 12-15 minutes or until the veggies are tender.
  • Add tomato puree, ground cumin, chili powder and salt. Mix well and cook covered for 5 minutes.
  • Return chorizo to the pan along with a cup of water/ veggie broth. Simmer for another 10 minutes. Check for seasonings and serve hot.
I served the stew with some brown rice. Yummyyyyyyy.


  1. That looks so colorful....even I tried veg fake meats...but did not like d texture,but hubby loved it so much that I always buy for him...

  2. Such a filling and healthy dish!

  3. looks so colourful and delicious :), i have found vegan meats/sausages etc donot taste good..instead of that ,nutrela soya granules cooked with Indian spices taste's much better than these...
    anyways ..these looks absoultely tasty ,perhaps will try it with nutrela soya granules...
    hugs and smiles

  4. that bowl looks so delicious and comforting. beatutiful presentation..

  5. That's awesome for the vegetarians... I can feed it to the bf :)


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