Dairy Farmers of Canada

Chorizo and Swiss Cheese Potato Hash

Here’s a satisfying twist on classic potato hash with the mild spice of chorizo and the nuttiness of Canadian Swiss cheese.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 6 - 8 servings
chorizo and swiss cheese potato hash


  • 1 cup (250 mL) chorizo sliced
  • 1 leek thinly sliced
  • 3 large potatoes diced and rinsed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper au goût
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Swiss cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil chopped
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In a large skillet, cook chorizo on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add leek and potatoes; stir and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat; add Swiss cheese and basil. Let cheese melt and serve as an accompaniment to eggs for breakfast or brunch.


Canadian Cheese alternatives: Provolone, Cheddar, Gouda.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 184 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 14 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 2 g
Sodium: 229 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 12 % / 134 mg
Phosphorus: 14 %
Vitamin B12: 40 %
Vitamin B6: 15 %
Zinc: 16 %