Recipe of the Week: Chorizo Sausage Breakfast Burrito

Chorizo is a chile-garlic flavored sausage much loved in Mexico and the American Southwest, It is a fresh sausage, so cook it thoroughly. It’s highly flavored, so a little goes a long way. It is convenient if it is wrapped and frozen in small packages. Chorizo can be used in many ways! For breakfast, saute it and add to scrambled eggs. Fry up some chorizo and add some beans and spices, or grits or potatoes. Add it cooked to your burrito or taco fillings. It also is good to add cooked to a red chile sauce, stew, or any other dishes you’d like to have a nice Mexican flavor.

Cooking spray
1 pound chorizo sausage
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 green chile pepper, seeded and diced

4 eggs
4 flour tortillas
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions:

Generously coat a large frying pan with cooking spray. Cook and stir chorizo over medium high heat until well browned and crumbled. Add onion and chile pepper, and continue cooking until onion is tender.
Beat eggs in a bowl, and add to chorizo mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring until eggs are scrambled and no longer runny.
Warm flour tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds. Spoon mixture into the middle of each tortilla and top with shredded Cheddar cheese. Roll up like a burrito, and enjoy!

Reprinted from: www.allrecipes.com

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