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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos Recipe

posted by Cyndi Rashid on March 1, 2016

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos ~ Soft scrambled eggs mixed with chorizo and vegetables, then stuffed into a corn tortilla with beans. Topped with some salsa, pico de gallo and cheese.  This is a breakfast dish you won’t want to miss! 

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Hi everyone! It’s Cyndi from My Kitchen Craze. I’m back to share another delicious recipe with you all today. This recipe is a family favorite in my home. Before we get to this recipe though, let’s talk breakfast. What type of breakfast person are you?

Are you a sit down, big meal type or a grab and go. In our house it’s changing daily. Sometimes we’ll grab a granola bar, have a bowl of cereal or maybe even some fruit. But we all know when it’s dad’s day off, we’ll have a big breakfast at least once.

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A big breakfast can be anything from a frittata, breakfast sandwiches, waffles with strawberry syrup, or these yummy chorizo breakfast tacos. I especially love these breakfast tacos because I’m obsessed with Mexican food. Like seriously obsessed. I could eat it every day and never be sick of it obsessed. But no matter what we’re eating for breakfast, the fact that we’re sitting down with as a family is the best part.

Being with the family and creating memories is what it’s all about. But the food does make it so much better huh?  These tacos are pretty easy to whip up on a weekend morning. And they taste great the next day as leftovers.

When I made these tacos I threw some fresh veggies in with the eggs. I just love the taste and crunch of fresh veggies. Also you could use whatever tortillas you want, but there are something about the corn tortillas that don’t leave you feeling full and over stuffed. The chorizo makes the dish come together perfectly too. In fact just writing this post, I’m now craving a few Chorizo Breakfast Tacos.

Next time you’re going to have a nice family or friendly breakfast, remember these delicious Chorizo Breakfast Tacos.

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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos

Cook Time 30 minutes Serves 8 tacos     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (9 ounce) beef chorizo
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 cup bell peppers, assorted colors, diced
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 heaping tablespoons canned diced green chilies
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 8-10 yellow corn tortillas
  • 1 can refried beans, warmed
  • garnish: fresh pico de gallo and salsa

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, add oil and bring to medium heat. Once hot, add the onions and sauté for 4 minutes, stirring often. Once the onions are translucent add the bell peppers and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. While the vegetables are cooking, add your chorizo to a skillet and cook until desired consistency. Keep warm once chorizo is cooked
  3. In a medium bowl, add eggs, milk, salt, pepper and diced chilies. Whisk together.
  4. Add the eggs to the vegetable mixture and scramble, about 5-6 minutes. Add 1/2 the cilantro and 1/2 the cheese once the eggs are almost done Finish scrambling the eggs. Add the chorizo. Mix well. Set heat to low and heat up tortillas.
  5. Once your tortillas are warmed, sprinkle the remaining cilantro and cheese over the chorizo eggs.
  6. To assemble the tacos: take a warmed tortilla, add beans then the chorizo egg scramble, then garnish.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 tacos
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 370kcal Calories from fat 204
% Daily Value
Total Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 172mg57%
Sodium 692mg29%
Carbohydrate 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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    Comments

  • Danielle | The Creative Bite


    I LOVE the idea of chorizo in a breakfast taco, brilliant!

  • Carole from Carole's Chatter


    Hi Julie, this is great. I hope you bring it over to Food on Friday: Breakfast. Cheers from Carole’s Chatter

  • Trishea


    Hi, I love your recipes!

    I just wish you would post the nutritional information for each one?

    Trishea

    • Julie Evink


      Hi Trishea! Unfortunately there is more to it than “just posting” the nutritional information. I’m not a dietitian and I don’t feel comfortable with my ability to calculate that exact nutritional information therefore to avoid misleading anyone I don’t post it.

  • Brynn at The Domestic Dietitian


    What a great recipe! I’m working on a Breakfast Taco Recipe Roundup for my blog and buzz feed, may I include this recipe? I will provide the link back to your page and proper credit back to your blog.

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