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Chorizo Taco Eggs

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

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

 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 ;)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 the scramble

Servings 2


Amount Per Serving
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 424g653%
Net Carbohydrate 39g13%

Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 05g
Protein 34g68%

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