Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs

Delicious chorizo sausage brings a little heat and a ton of flavor to this dish.  Chorizo and eggs are perfect for breakfast or dinner! 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chorizo and eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 678kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 lb. chorizo If you can only find it in the casings just remove the casings and crumble.
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 C onion white or red
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 C cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 C cotija cheese crumbled
  • cilantro chopped for topping
  • flour tortillas


  • Cook sausage over medium heat in a large frying pan until browned and cooked through and crumbly If sausage is sticking to the bottom of your pan, add about 1/4 cup water.  After it is cooked through, about 8 minutes, place sausage on a paper towel lined plate and allow fat to absorb .  Cover with another paper towel and blot the sausage.
  • Saute onion and jalapeno in oil for a few minutes until softened.
  • Mix eggs in a bowl
  • Add eggs to pan with onion and jalapeno and cook until scrambled.
  • Add sausage into the cooked eggs.  Stir to combine.
  • Top with cheeses and cilantro.
  • Can also be served rolled up in a flour tortilla.


Calories: 678kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 401mg | Sodium: 1551mg | Potassium: 493mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 930IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 448mg | Iron: 2.9mg