Spicy Breakfast Tacos

Spicy Breakfast Tacos

Spicy Breakfast Tacos

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes


6 people

These breakfast tacos are inexpensive, quick to make, and perfect for on-the-go families.

The key ingredients: corn tortillas packed with spicy chorizo and scrambled eggs, topped with a tomatillo salsa, Mexican cheese, ripe avocado, and cilantro. A lovely Latino-style way to start the day.

Click here to see the how-to video on making Spicy Breakfast Tacos!

Chorizo can look like either sausage or ground beef with various degrees of spiciness. You can find it in the meat department of your local grocery store.


  • 10 ounces Mexican chorizo sausage, casings removed
  • Canola oil
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2/3 cup Mexican four cheese blend, grated
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup prepared tomatillo salsa
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, sliced


  • 1 Brush canola oil on both sides of the corn tortillas and grill for 3 minutes each side. Form in the shape of a taco while still warm and set aside.
  • 2 In a large skillet cook chorizo over medium-high heat, breaking up, about 5 to 6 minutes or until cooked through.
  • 3 Add onions and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • 4 Drain and transfer to bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • 5 In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 6 Add oil to the same skillet; heat over medium heat. Add eggs; cook until softly scrambled.
  • 7 Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
  • 8 Divide eggs between the tacos. Top with cheese, chorizo, cilantro, salsa and avocado.


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