Posted on October 18, 2023 by in Breakfast Recipes, Recipes Blog

Cheesy chorizo quesadillas are great as an easy weeknight meal and reheated leftovers are perfect for lunch the next day!

Chorizo Egg Quesadilla Hack
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Serves: 4

1/4 pound ground chorizo sausage
4 Martin’s Large Eggs
1/4 teaspoon Our Family® Salt
1/4 teaspoon Our Family® Pure Ground Black Pepper
1 tablespoon Our Family® 100% Pure Olive Oil
1/2 cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
1/2 cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 (10-inch) burrito size flour tortilla
1/4 cup Our Family® Medium Thick & Chunky Salsa or Restaurant Style Salsa
sour cream, chopped red onion, chopped jalapeño pepper, and/or sliced green onions for garnish (optional)

1. In large, nonstick skillet, cook chorizo over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until browned, breaking up chorizo with side of spoon. With slotted spoon, transfer chorizo to paper towel-lined plate. Wipe out skillet.

2. In medium bowl, whisk eggs, salt and pepper. In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add egg mixture and sprinkle with cheeses; top with tortilla and cook 3 minutes or until eggs are golden brown and cooked through. Flip tortilla, egg side up; top 1 side of quesadilla with chorizo and salsa. Fold tortilla in half over filling; cook 1 minute or until heated through, turning once.

3. Cut quesadilla into 4 wedges; serve garnished with sour cream, red onion, jalapeño and/or green onions, if desired.


Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 wedge): 343 Calories, 25g Fat, 10g Saturated Fat, 236mg Cholesterol, 823mg Sodium, 11g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 1g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 18g Protein


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Breakfast Recipes, Recipes Blog | October 18th, 2023