Avocado & Chorizo Sunrise Tacos


Wake up to the vibrant and savory flavors of Avocado & Chorizo Sunrise Tacos! These breakfast tacos combine the creaminess of ripe avocado with the spicy and hearty chorizo, all tucked into warm, soft taco shells. It's a perfect morning kick-starter that promises to energize your day.

Avocado & Chorizo Sunrise Tacos

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 2 tacos per person

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sodium: 480mg


  • Chorizo, casing removed: 200g (7 oz / 0.44 lb)
  • Ripe Avocado, sliced: 120g (4.2 oz / 0.26 lb)
  • Eggs: 4 large
  • Soft Taco Shells: 8 shells
  • Fresh Cilantro, chopped: 15g (0.5 oz / 0.03 lb)
  • Cherry Tomatoes, halved: 100g (3.5 oz / 0.22 lb)
  • Red Onion, finely chopped: 50g (1.8 oz / 0.11 lb)
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Olive Oil: As needed

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Cook the chorizo: In a skillet over medium heat, cook the chorizo until it's browned and crisp. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  2. Scramble the eggs: In the same skillet, add a little olive oil if needed. Whisk the eggs, salt, and pepper, and pour into the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are softly set.
  3. Warm the taco shells: Heat the taco shells in a dry pan or in the oven as per package instructions.
  4. Assemble the tacos: Lay out the warm taco shells and divide the scrambled eggs and chorizo among them. Top with slices of avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.
  5. Serve: Serve immediately, while warm.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Cook the chorizo until it's nice and crispy for added texture.
  • For a healthier option, use turkey chorizo.
  • If you like it spicy, add a dollop of salsa or hot sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make these tacos vegetarian?

Yes, substitute the chorizo with a plant-based sausage or extra veggies like bell peppers.

How can I store leftovers?

Store the components separately in airtight containers and assemble the tacos when ready to eat.

Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn?

Absolutely, choose whichever type of taco shell you prefer.