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Chorizo Egg Scramble with Cheese

What's better than bacon and eggs for breakfast? Try our chorizo and egg scramble - delicious!
https://www.tasty-lowcarb.com/chorizo-egg-scramble-cheese/
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chorizo
Servings: 2
Calories: 458kcal
Author: Joanie and Chris

Ingredients

  • 5 Eggs beaten
  • 3 ounces Pork chorizo Cacique or El Mexicano
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack grated
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • 1 stalk Green onion garnish

Instructions

  • Use a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook the chorizo breaking up with a wooden spoon until browned for approximately 5 minutes. No need to add any oil to your pan.
  • Beat eggs together with one tablespoon of water in a separate bowl.
  • Turn down to medium-low heat and add beaten eggs and grated cheese. Stir occasionally for approximately 5 minutes until cooked and fluffy.
  • Plate and sprinkle chopped green onion for garnish.  Serve hot.

Notes

You can also use cilantro as a garnish if your prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 458kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 471mg | Sodium: 833mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 2.8mg | Net Carbs: 2g