• Print This Post Print This Post Soy chorizo takes the place of traditional beef in this delicious vegetarian Picadillo Stuffed Peppers with chorizo, lentils, cauliflower and mushrooms.  A sweet-savory garnish includes dried apricots, pistachios, rosemary and a drizzle of crema. | ShockinglyDelicious.com

    This is a sponsored post by Cacique. Opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible.

    One of my favorite cheese makers, Cacique, threw down the gauntlet.

    “How would you like to create a recipe using a couple of our products and at least four ingredients from a list of 10 we give you?”

    I read it, stood up and started to swagger. I can do this. Don’t even THINK I can’t do it, I said to the computer monitor, snapping my fingers in a Z formation.

    I had a choice of 10 ingredients, with the first two mandatory, and I had to use a minimum of four of the 1o:

    1. Cacique Soy ChorizoCacique Cookoff Graphic.jpg
    2. Cacique Crema Salvadoreña
    3. Lentils
    4. Cauliflower
    5. Mushrooms
    6. Olives
    7. Shallots
    8. Dried apricots
    9. Rosemary (fresh or dry)
    10. Pistachios
    11. Bonus! Cacique Queso Fresco
    12. Bonus! Currants!

    I was to get extra points the more ingredients I used.  Challenge accepted…I used all 10, and a couple more for good measure and overall deliciousness.  and because I am a kiss-up.

    Can I just repeat that, because I am very proud of this recipe. I USED ALL OF THE INGREDIENTS THEY LISTED, and it worked out to be an amazing vegetarian dinner! You would be happy to serve it to your family, or might I suggest it is also worthy of guests, along with a green salad and some fresh fruit?

    Picadillo Stuffed Peppers recipe on ShockinglyDelicious.comI present Picadillo Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Lentils, Cauliflower and Mushrooms. Ta-da!

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