Type: Appetizer, Soup
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Ready in: 30 min.
Servings: 4

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in medium saucepot and cook chorizo, shallot and garlic 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato paste and cayenne pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken broth and tomato and simmer gently 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in parsley.
  6. Ladle soup into ovenproof bowls.
  7. Brush bread with remaining olive oil.
  8. Arrange bread on soup and top with Beemster.
  9. Broil until cheese is melted.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 oz chorizo, cut into thin strips
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 4 slices whole wheat baguette
  • 4 oz (about 1 cup)
  • Beemster XO, grated

Cheeses Mentioned

X-O

Revered for its rich flavors of butterscotch, whiskey, and pecan, Beemster X-O has a deep ocher interior.

Pairs with:

Dark beer. Olives, fig cake, spicy honey roasted nuts and honeycomb.