Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo

Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo

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.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Serves: 2

Time: 10 minutes (prep), 15 minutes (cooking)

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Instructions:

  • 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. Saut√© 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

Notes:

  • 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.

Allergy Warning:

  • 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.

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