Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Burrito


Kickstart your day with the bold flavors of our Fiery Sunrise Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Burrito! Packed with spicy chorizo, fluffy scrambled eggs, and a blend of cheeses, this burrito is a hearty and satisfying way to begin your morning. It's a perfect blend of heat, protein, and comfort, wrapped in a soft tortilla for a convenient and delicious breakfast on the go.

Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Burrito

Preparation and Cooking Times

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

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 burrito

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Fat: 25 g
  • Sodium: 800 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g


  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 250 g (0.55 lbs) fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed
  • 6 large eggs, beaten
  • 100 g (0.22 lbs) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: hot sauce, salsa, sour cream for serving

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Cook Chorizo: In a skillet over medium heat, cook chorizo until browned and crumbly. Remove and set aside.
  2. Sauté Vegetables: In the same skillet, sauté onion and bell pepper until soft.
  3. Scramble Eggs: Add beaten eggs to the skillet. Cook, stirring, until the eggs are just set.
  4. Assemble Burritos: Lay out flour tortillas. Divide the chorizo, scrambled eggs, and cheese among the tortillas.
  5. Roll Burritos: Fold in the sides of the tortillas and roll them up tightly.
  6. Serve: Serve the burritos warm with optional hot sauce, salsa, or sour cream.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Balanced Cooking: Avoid overcooking the eggs; they should be soft and moist.
  • Cheese Melting: Add cheese while the eggs are hot for a gooey experience.
  • Customization: Feel free to add other ingredients like cooked potatoes, beans, or avocado.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make these burritos in advance?

Yes, you can prepare them ahead of time and reheat when ready to serve.

How can I store leftovers?

Wrap tightly and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Can I use a different type of tortilla?

Absolutely. Whole wheat or corn tortillas are great alternatives.