Background and History:
Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo is a flavorful and satisfying breakfast dish that combines the rich, spiced flavors of chorizo with the classic comfort of scrambled eggs. This dish has its roots in Spanish and Mexican cuisine, where chorizo is a beloved ingredient known for its smoky, spicy notes that infuse any dish with warmth and depth.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
- 4 large eggs
- 1/2 cup chorizo, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup diced onions
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)
- In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
- Add the diced onions and sauté until they become translucent.
- Add the crumbled chorizo and cook until it’s browned and fully cooked.
- In a bowl, whisk the eggs and pour them into the skillet with the chorizo.
- Stir gently as the eggs cook, and season with salt and black pepper.
- Cook until the eggs are set but still moist.
- Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.
- Serve your Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo hot with warm tortillas or toast.
Nutrition Facts: (Per serving, without tortillas or toast)
- Calories: 280
- Protein: 18g
- Carbohydrates: 2g
- Fat: 22g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugars: 0g
- Chorizo provides a spicy kick and a smoky flavor to your scrambled eggs.
- Customize your dish by adding diced tomatoes or shredded cheese.
- This breakfast is ideal for those who enjoy a hearty and flavorful start to the day.
Please be cautious of any allergies to specific ingredients, especially spices. Always check for individual dietary restrictions and allergies before serving.