Oven-Baked Chorizo and Mexican Egg Fiesta


Wake up to a vibrant and hearty breakfast with our Oven-Baked Chorizo and Mexican Egg Fiesta. This dish combines the bold flavors of chorizo with baked eggs, all nestled in a spicy tomato sauce. Infused with traditional Mexican spices, each bite offers a delightful mix of textures and flavors. It's perfect for a weekend brunch or a special breakfast, promising to start your day with warmth and satisfaction.

Oven-Baked Chorizo and Mexican Egg Fiesta

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 baked egg with chorizo and sauce

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Sodium: 600mg


  • 200 grams (7 ounces) chorizo, casing removed and crumbled
  • 4 large eggs
  • 400 grams (14 ounces) canned diced tomatoes
  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces) onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 grams (0.18 ounces) smoked paprika
  • 5 grams (0.18 ounces) cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Olive oil for cooking

Method of Preparation

  1. Sauté Chorizo: In a skillet, cook chorizo over medium heat until browned. Remove and set aside.
  2. Tomato Sauce: In the same skillet, sauté onions and garlic. Add diced tomatoes, paprika, and cumin. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Spread chorizo in a baking dish. Pour tomato sauce over it.
  4. Make four wells in the sauce and crack an egg into each.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) for 15-20 minutes, or until eggs are set.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Adjust the baking time depending on how runny you prefer your eggs.
  • Add a pinch of chili flakes to the tomato sauce for extra heat.
  • Serve with warm tortillas or crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I prepare this dish ahead of time?

Assemble the dish without the eggs and refrigerate. Add eggs and bake when ready to serve.

What can I use instead of chorizo?

Try with bacon, ham, or a vegetarian sausage alternative.

How do I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.