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Tortilla Chorizo Scramble Recipe
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Tortilla Chorizo Scramble
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Tortilla Chorizo Scramble

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"This chilaquiles-inspired tortilla chorizo scramble is a great way to dress up high-fiber, whole wheat tortillas."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Beat eggs in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Combine tortilla slices and chorizo in a skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until tortillas are crisped, 5 minutes.
  3. Place cheese slices on top of chorizo and tortillas; pour in eggs. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring, until eggs are cooked through, 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste; garnish with chives.
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Jul 19, 2012

I doubled this to make four servings. I made this whole dish in my cast iron skillet--very simple, quite tasty. I served it with homemade salsa and a little reduced fat sour cream. My family LOVED this breakfast egg dish. My husband and I especially loved the combination of chorizo and pepperjack cheese, my kids just loved the whole thing. It's seriously an easier version of breakfast burritoes!

Jul 19, 2012

Delicious - perfect to split with my husband! Clean-up was a breeze with this one pan breakfast. I add just a little milk to the eggs to get them nice and fluffy and added a little garlic and onion powders for additional flavor. I used a light Mexican blend cheese and topped it with a little homemade salsa and a dollup of reduced fat sour cream - YUM! Thanks for another great recipe Chef John!


6 Ratings

May 19, 2012

Really yummy. I used homemade chorizo, reduced fat mexican cheese and egg whites. Added a few red pepper flakes to compensate for not having pepperjack

Jun 02, 2012

It was lacking flavor. I was expecting to like this more.

Feb 02, 2013

Comida bueno! (Good meal!)If you like Tex-Mex flavor, you'll like this easy, quick breakfast dish. Substituted spring onions for chives, and I also used corn tortillas. Garnished with sour cream and a few reserved tortilla strips. Another fabulous recipe from Chef John! I'll make it again!


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  • Calories
  • 424 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.1 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 463 mg
  • 154%
  • Fat
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 26.4 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 995 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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