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Chorizo Taco Eggs

AuthorClaire
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Taco Eggs! Chorizo, cheese, and eggs. Add some 0 carb hot sauce for a real kick!

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

 5 eggs
 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream or half and half
 1/2 cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
 2 teaspoons red chili powder
 1 teaspoon cayenne
 1 teaspoon black pepper
 4 oz. Mexican Style Chorizo Sausage

1

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with whipping cream

2

Once eggs are sufficiently whisked (all yolks are broken up and the mixture is an even yellow) add in half of the shredded cheese into the mixture along with spices (red chili powder, cayenne, and black pepper) and whisk until they are evenly distributed

3

If chorizo is in a casing, remove 4 ounces from casing and place into a skillet

4

Turn burner on medium heat and cook chorizo for 5 minutes, until it is bubbling and just beginning to brown

5

Remove chorizo from the skillet and place on to a plate, leaving some of the fat to cook the eggs in

6

Pour egg mixture into the skillet and begin to scramble eggs for two minutes before adding chorizo

7

Once chorizo is added, add the rest of the shredded cheese and continue to scramble until eggs are fully cooked to your liking

8

Optional: Sprinkle a little cheese on top 😉

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Ingredients

 5 eggs
 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream or half and half
 1/2 cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
 2 teaspoons red chili powder
 1 teaspoon cayenne
 1 teaspoon black pepper
 4 oz. Mexican Style Chorizo Sausage

Directions

1

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with whipping cream

2

Once eggs are sufficiently whisked (all yolks are broken up and the mixture is an even yellow) add in half of the shredded cheese into the mixture along with spices (red chili powder, cayenne, and black pepper) and whisk until they are evenly distributed

3

If chorizo is in a casing, remove 4 ounces from casing and place into a skillet

4

Turn burner on medium heat and cook chorizo for 5 minutes, until it is bubbling and just beginning to brown

5

Remove chorizo from the skillet and place on to a plate, leaving some of the fat to cook the eggs in

6

Pour egg mixture into the skillet and begin to scramble eggs for two minutes before adding chorizo

7

Once chorizo is added, add the rest of the shredded cheese and continue to scramble until eggs are fully cooked to your liking

8

Optional: Sprinkle a little cheese on top 😉

Chorizo Taco Eggs