Background and History:
Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo is a savory breakfast dish that’s known for its hearty and robust flavors. Chorizo, a flavorful and slightly spicy sausage, has Spanish and Mexican roots, and when combined with fluffy scrambled eggs, it creates a mouthwatering fusion. This dish is enjoyed by breakfast lovers around the world for its satisfying taste and a touch of culinary excitement.
- 6 large eggs
- 1/2 cup of chorizo sausage, diced
- 1/4 cup of diced onion
- 1/4 cup of diced bell peppers (red, green, or both)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon of cooking oil
- Optional toppings: shredded cheese, chopped cilantro, or diced tomatoes
Time: 10 minutes (prep), 15 minutes (cooking)
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
- In a bowl, beat the eggs until the yolks and whites are well combined. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and set aside.
- Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the cooking oil. Once hot, add the diced chorizo and cook until it’s browned and slightly crispy, usually around 5 minutes.
- Add the diced onion and bell peppers to the skillet with the chorizo. Sauté them until they become soft and fragrant, about 3-4 minutes.
- Pour the beaten eggs into the skillet with the chorizo and vegetables. Stir continuously with a spatula until the eggs are fully cooked but still moist, approximately 3-4 minutes.
- Optional: Top your Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo with shredded cheese, chopped cilantro, or diced tomatoes for added flavor and texture.
- Serve hot with warm tortillas or crusty bread for a complete and satisfying breakfast.
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
- Calories: 330
- Protein: 22g
- Fat: 24g
- Carbohydrates: 4g
- Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 2g
- Chorizo adds a rich and slightly spicy flavor to this dish, making it a breakfast favorite.
- Customize your Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo with toppings of your choice, such as avocado slices or a dollop of sour cream.
- Be cautious if you or your guests have allergies to any of the ingredients, especially if they have a sensitivity to spicy foods.
- Check for potential cross-contamination or substitute ingredients as needed for any allergies or dietary restrictions.
Enjoy your homemade Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo, a breakfast that combines the hearty goodness of chorizo with the classic appeal of scrambled eggs.