The Chorizo Burrito being tested by Chipotle

The Chorizo Burrito being tested by Chipotle

Chipotle tests chorizo in Kansas City market

Latest iteration blends chicken and pork

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. began a test Tuesday of a new chorizo protein option in 33 restaurants in the Kansas City, Mo., market.

The Denver-based fast-casual operator has been working to develop a chorizo menu item for years. It tested a version of chorizo in 2011 at restaurants in New York.

Chipotle corporate chef Nate Appleman

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