Breakfasts — By Ben on 12 April 2010
Stuffed Breakfast Peppers

Pepper breakfast

I have mentioned before that for me breakfast is the most important meal of the day because: 1) my parents always made me eat breakfast before school, even if that meant waking up at 5:00 am when my first class was at 7:00 am, and 2) the health benefits of starting your day with a delicious meal are many. However, there doesn’t seem to be as many ideas for breakfast as there are for lunches and dinners out there. That’s why I am always trying to come up with new things to make my breakfasts more exciting. Because, let’s face it, if your breakfast is not exciting, it is easier to skip it or opt for a less healthier option at the drive-thru or doughnut shop. Here I present to you these healthy and delicious bell peppers stuffed with Huevos con Chorizo.

Stuffed Breakfast Peppers
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 3
  • •1/2 lb Mexican chorizo
  • •1/2 small onion, chopped
  • •2 garlic cloves, minced
  • •6 eggs
  • •1/4 cup whole milk
  • •1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • •handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • •3 bell peppers, tops cut and seeded
  • •salt and pepper to taste
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook chorizo in a large skillet until it starts to brown.
  3. Add onion and garlic and mix very well. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. In a bowl whisk eggs, milk, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
  5. Add chorizo to the bowl and mix well.
  6. Pour mixture in the bell peppers and place them in a shallow baking dish.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the eggs are thoroughly cooked.

Pepper breakfast

¡Buen provecho!

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grew up around food. His family owned a restaurant in Mexico City and he spent a big deal of his childhood helping and learning after school the art of creating delicious dishes from simple ingredients. He created this blog to share his kitchen adventures with the world.

(30) Readers Comments

  1. yummmm, i adore chorizo and can only imagine how scrummy these taste! Dont think you could have a much better brekkie (and thats coming from a complete porridge addict :) )

  2. did you put water into the deep dish? or cook it without water?

  3. omg this looks amazing, i could have breakfasts like this every day!!!!

  4. Breakfast for me is very important also and it does need to be pancakes and waffles. As a blogger I eat EVERYTHING for breakfast. These stuffed peppers sound especially appealing.

  5. Looks delicious! Would I be able to add potatoes to this? Like shredded hash browns?

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  7. Is the chorizo sliced or chopped or something else when cooked? Not clear on exactly that is prepared.

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  9. I tried making these this morning, I couldn’t wait to get up!, haha. They were so easy to do and when I but into one my heart fluttered. <3 Wonderful, nutritious idea tjank you do much!.

  10. Do you now the nutrition value for this delectible dish?

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