Everyone loves bacon, sure. But, it's just about time for bacon to be thrown off of its culinary throne so that we can announce a brand new winner: CHORIZO! That's right, we've said it. From chorizo enchiladas to a chorizo-based soup, these 16 recipes are going to prove once and for all that, when it comes to your favorite salty meat dish, chorizo will always rule. 

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These chorizo tacos will make you wish every day was Taco Tuesday. 1

These chorizo tacos will make you wish every day was Taco Tuesday.

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What's better than tacos? Only tacos filled with chorizo, that's what! This easy recipe will have everyone in your family saying a great big THANK YOU for the delicious meal.

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Chorizo & arugula breakfast hash is the perfect way to start the day. 2

It's true that bacon rules breakfast, but chorizo is bound to take over if you make this delicious breakfast hash on Sunday morning. Mmmmmm!

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Chorizo roasted red pepper spinach gnocchi is an easy weeknight dinner tonight. 3

Chorizo roasted red pepper spinach gnocchi is an easy weeknight dinner tonight.

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Weeknights just got a whole lot tastier and slightly healthier, thanks to the addition of this gnocchi with chorizo and some of our fave veggies.

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Mexican chorizo, sweet potato and black bean rice skillet is an easy go-to dish. 4

Mexican chorizo, sweet potato and black bean rice skillet is an easy go-to dish.

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A one-pot dish if there ever was one, this Mexican rice skillet filled with some hearty goodness is surely going to win over even the pickiest of eaters.

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Try a fantastic and super kid-friendly chorizo mac & cheese. 5

Try a fantastic and super kid-friendly chorizo mac & cheese.

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If all your little ones ever want is macaroni and cheese, wow them tonight with this super delicious take on the classic American dish. 

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Welcome winter with a heart-warming chorizo, rice & bean soup. 6

Welcome winter with a heart-warming chorizo, rice & bean soup.

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Soup is everyone's favorite thing about the fall and winter, isn't it? This chorizo-based one is going to keep our bellies happy until spring.

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Prepare for breakfast all week long with these chorizo breakfast egg muffins. 7

Prepare for breakfast all week long with these chorizo breakfast egg muffins.

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Muffins are delicious, but they can also be quite loaded with sugar. Instead, go for these chorizo egg muffins that will have the little ones begging for seconds.

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Snack your way to happy when you make some chorizo French fry nachos. 8

Snack your way to happy when you make some chorizo French fry nachos.

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Are they nachos? Are they French fries? Are they delicious? Yes, yes and YES! Just don't forget to make extras for those hungry little fingers...

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Spicy fontina, artichoke and chorizo stuffed mushrooms are a party-perfect appetizer. 9

Spicy fontina, artichoke and chorizo stuffed mushrooms are a party-perfect appetizer.

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If you're planning on hosting a holiday party, then don't forget to serve up THE perfect appetizer. Yes, these are it. And yes, they'll be begging you for the recipe. 

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A simple dinner can be on the table in no time with these Mexican stuffed peppers. 10

A simple dinner can be on the table in no time with these Mexican stuffed peppers.

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The great thing about stuffed peppers is that they can have almost any kind of ingredient. But why would you do anything BUT load them up with chorizo?

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Chorizo and cheddar potato skins are the game day snack you'll want to eat. 11

Chorizo and cheddar potato skins are the game day snack you'll want to eat.

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Just because your hubby loves American football instead of fútbol doesn't mean that you can't indulge his hobby... by making a great snack, that is!

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Chicken & chorizo paella is an extraordinary dish for that really special night. 12

Chicken & chorizo paella is an extraordinary dish for that really special night.

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Let's do this: Call abuelita to babysit, then take your amorcito for a romantic dinner night in–and make him this dish that he won't be able to resist.

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Brunch is going to be better than ever thanks to these chorizo breakfast enchiladas. 13

Breakfast enchiladas?! Who could have ever heard of such a thing? Well, now you have and now you'll be thanking us for this awesome recipe.

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Best ever chorizo & vegetable stew will be the tastiest Sunday supper ever. 14

Best ever chorizo & vegetable stew will be the tastiest Sunday supper ever.

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Sundays are for cooking delicious meals that are full of flavor, and this one is sure to beat everything else you've currently got on your go-to list.

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The holidays will be even merrier thanks to this chorizo cornbread stuffing. 15

The holidays will be even merrier thanks to this chorizo cornbread stuffing.

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If your family does Thanksgiving right, then you KNOW that your dinner table needs some Latino-inspired recipes. Like this one!

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Slow cooker queso fundido with chorizo is the best way to indulge your cheese obsession. 16

Slow cooker queso fundido with chorizo is the best way to indulge your cheese obsession.

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Cheese is basically everyone's favorite. Okay, maybe not vegans... But forget inviting your vegan friends over and instead invite everyone else who will dig into this recipe ASAP.

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