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Chorizo Scramble
with eggs / carrots / bell peppers / green onions

Active: 25 min Total: 25 min
A version of this spicy breakfast-for-dinner was first featured in the early days of our meal plan service back in October 2013. We love the comforting flavors and easy prep for this super weeknight-friendly meal.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Chorizo Scramble with Bell peppers:
  • Onions, medium - 1/2, diced
  • Bell peppers, any color - 1, diced
  • Carrots - 1/2 lb, diced
  • Green onions - 2 stalks, chopped, green and white parts separate
  • Avocados - 1, sliced
  • Eggs - 8, whisked
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Chorizo - 1 lb
  • Hot sauce - for serving

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Prep

  1. Onions / Bell peppers / Carrots - Prep as directed and combine. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Green onions / Avocados - Prep as directed. Keep green and white parts of green onions separate.
  3. Eggs - Whisk eggs with some salt and pepper.

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Make

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add first part of oil and then onions, bell peppers, carrots and white parts of green onions to heated oil with a pinch of salt. Saute for ~3 minutes, until softened. Add in chorizo (remove from casing). Saute until chorizo is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes. Set aside and wipe out skillet.
  2. Add second part of oil and then eggs. Lightly scramble until you get them to the consistency you want. Remove from heat.
  3. Spoon chorizo mixture over eggs. Top with avocado, hot sauce and green parts of green onions. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (45)
Gluten-free (2)
Paleo (20)
Vegetarian (6)

24 reviews

We made this with Italian sausage instead of chorizo. Loved it!

By: Michelle
Posted: Aug 06, 2017
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Delicious! I made my own salsa instead of using store bought

By: Jill
Posted: Jul 09, 2017
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Soyrizo instead of chorizo. Great breakfast.

By: Carolyn
Posted: Jun 26, 2017
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

I made it normal sausage because the kids don't like spicy.

By: Namrita
Posted: Jun 18, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Loved it. Could only find tofurkey brand chorizo so going to keep an eye out for the other brands.

By: Brynne
Posted: Jun 05, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

We used real chorizo since we couldn't find any soyrizo, and these turned out amazing. Made really tasty leftovers too!

By: Jenna
Posted: May 31, 2017
Diet: Original
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