Chorizo & Pepper Frittata

Chorizo & Pepper Frittata

Courtesy of The incredible edible egg™ 6 Servings • 10 Min. Prep Time • 20 Min. Cook Time


6 oz. fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
12 eggs, beaten
1/4 c. chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
4 oz. queso fresco, crumbled (fresh goat cheese or a mild feta can be substituted)


1. Coat large nonstick skillet with ovenproof handle with cooking spray. Cook chorizo over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through, about 5 min. Pour off drippings. Add bell pepper to skillet; sauté until softened, 3 to 4 min.

2. Pour in eggs; mix lightly and sprinkle with cilantro. Gently scramble eggs over medium heat 1 min. Cover and cook until eggs are almost set, 6 to 8 min.

3. Uncover skillet; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 6 in. from heat until eggs are completely set in center, 2 to 3 min. Cut into wedges.


-To make handle ovenproof, wrap it completely in aluminum foil.

-3 oz. cured chorizo sausage link, finely chopped can be substituted for fresh chorizo. Sauté just until heated through, about 1 minute.

-Queso fresco is a fresh crumbly Mexican cheese. A fresh goat cheese or a mild feta can be substituted.

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Calories: 306; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 454mg; Total Carbs: 4g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 22g; Sodium: 516mg;