Wake Up and Spice Up Your Day: Delicious Keto Breakfast with Chorizo

keto breakfast with chorizo


If you are looking for a delicious, keto-friendly breakfast recipe, look no further than my keto breakfast with chorizo. It is a simple, tasty recipe that requires minimal effort and can be enjoyed any day of the week. Inspired by my love of Mexican cuisine, this filling breakfast is packed with flavor and protein.

From chorizo and egg to avocados and sautéed peppers, this keto breakfast will keep you feeling full and energized all morning long. Let’s get started!

Overview of Keto Diet

The keto diet is a high-fat, low-carb eating plan that helps you achieve a state of ketosis. In ketosis your body uses fat as its primary energy source instead of carbohydrates, which can help to improve health and fitness levels. Studies have shown that the keto diet can have a positive effect in weight loss and athletic performance.

When it comes to breakfast on the keto diet, it’s important to choose dishes that provide plenty of protein, healthy fats and fiber. Chorizo is the perfect ingredient for a tasty and filling keto breakfast – it’s packed full of flavor and comes with an impressive range of nutrients. By combining chorizo with eggs and other nutritious ingredients like peppers or mushrooms you can create a healthy breakfast which will satisfy your hunger while helping you reach your goals on the keto diet.

Benefits of Keto Diet

As a Keto enthusiast and cooking expert, I’m often asked why I recommend the Keto diet. The answer is simple: it works! Not only will you lose weight while following this high-fat, low-carb diet, but you’ll also be well nourished and maintain your health.

The keto diet focuses on quickly burning fat instead of carbohydrates – by eating fat instead of carbs, you enter into a temporary state called “ketosis”. As fats are burned as energy, many of your cravings for unhealthy processed foods will diminish. This gives you an edge in following the Keto lifestyle over less effective diets.

Ketosis also forces our body to use up stored fats for energy instead of relying on glucose for energy. This means that it can help with obesity by reducing overall weight and fat stores in the body as well as help with numerous other health issues like diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Keto Diet has been proven to promote weight loss in studies by improving insulin sensitivity and increasing metabolic rate; not just that, it also reduces inflammation which is associated with a wide range of chronic illnesses including cardiovascular diseases, cancer and metabolic syndrome. It can also reduce hunger hormones such as ghrelin which helps prevent overeating – something particularly important if you’ve been struggling with weight loss all your life!

Recipe for Keto Breakfast with Chorizo

If you’re looking for a delicious, low-carb breakfast option, I’ve got just the thing! In this recipe, I’ll walk you through how to make a keto breakfast with chorizo. Get ready to enjoy a savory and satisfying meal that’s packed with flavor. From the spiciness of the chorizo to the heartiness of the eggs, this breakfast is sure to satisfy any appetite. So let’s get started!


This breakfast recipe requires several ingredients in order to make the flavorful Keto chorizo. Before you begin cooking, it is important to gather all of the ingredients including:

  • Chorizo sausage (1/2 lb)
  • Bell Pepper (1/2 cup; diced)
  • Garlic (3 cloves; minced)
  • Onion (1/4 cup; diced)
  • Eggs (3)
  • Nutritional Yeast (1 tablespoon)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil for cooking

Preparation Instructions

If you’re following a keto lifestyle and are looking for something quick yet tasty for breakfast, then this keto breakfast with chorizo recipe is just the thing. This recipe is easy to put together and can be made in no time, giving you a delicious and satisfying breakfast that your whole family will love.

To get started, you’ll need:

  • ½ pound of ground chorizo sausage
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 clove of garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • ¼ cup of chopped red onion
  • ½ cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • A sprinkle of fresh chopped parsley (optional)

Once you have all your ingredients ready, it’s time to start cooking! First, heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic, and red onion. Saute until the onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Next, add in the chorizo sausage and cook until it’s cooked through, about 7 minutes more. Then add your eggs to the pan plus a bit of salt and pepper to taste; scramble everything together until your eggs are cooked through. Finally add in the cheese; stir until it’s melted throughout. Serve with a sprinkle of parsley (optional). Enjoy!

Cooking Instructions

To begin, preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, add two teaspoons of olive oil and one-half link of fresh chorizo. Cook until the meat is browned, about three to five minutes, stirring occasionally.

Next, reduce the heat to low and add one diced bell pepper, one diced white onion, one minced garlic clove and one teaspoon each of chili powder and cumin. Cook and stir until vegetables are softened and lightly cooked through, about five minutes.

Add six large eggs to the skillet with vegetables and scramble until eggs are cooked through but still soft. Serve warm with freshly chopped cilantro or parsley as a garnish if desired. Enjoy!

Nutritional Value

If you’re looking for a tasty, nutritious keto breakfast, chorizo is a great option. Not only is it flavorful, it’s also packed with essential nutrients, such as protein and fat. It also provides a host of vitamins and minerals, including iron and Vitamin B-12. In this article, we’ll explore the nutritional value of chorizo and why it makes a great addition to any keto breakfast.


When it comes to carbohydrates on the ketogenic diet, the total amount of carbohydrates per day should be limited to 20-50 grams. For a complete keto breakfast, this chorizo scramble will provide just 4.8g of carbohydrates per serving which is much lower than the recommended daily amount. This breakfast can definitely help kickstart your macronutrient goals and make sure you have enough energy for the day ahead.

Specifically for chorizo, there are 1.5g of carbohydrates in every 50 grams. Also, for this recipe, you will be using about 5 slices each containing about 8g of carbs resulting in an overall carbohydrate count of 40g for the entire dish.

It is important to note that since there are other ingredients that also contain carbs like onions, peppers and eggs (1 large egg has 0.6g of carbs) which need to be taken into consideration when counting total carbs in a meal; this brings the final number down significantly to just below 5g per serving or 20 grams in total.


If you’re looking for a high-protein breakfast that fits your keto dietary needs, chorizo can be a great choice. Chorizo is a type of spicy sausage that packs quite a bit of protein into each serving. A 3-ounce (85 g) serving of pork chorizo contains 14 grams of protein, while the same amount of beef chorizo boasts 16 grams. This makes chorizo a great choice when it comes to adding extra protein to your breakfast meal.

Chorizo can easily become part of your keto breakfast in several ways. For example, it can be added to egg dishes such as omelets and scrambled eggs or served alongside other keto foods like avocado toast and zucchini fritters. Additionally, you can use it to make chili and burritos or have it with vegetables sautéed in butter and flavored with spices. In this way, you can create unique and satisfying meals that help provide essential nutrients for the day ahead.


Fat is a major source of energy and provides essential fatty acids our bodies need, as well as fat-soluble vitamins. Fats come in several categories including saturated fat and unsaturated fat, mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated.

Eating the right types of fats can help reduce the risk for certain chronic diseases such as heart disease.

Saturated fats are generally found in animal sources such as meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products. Unsaturated fats are typically of plant origin and consist of mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated fats which include both Omega 3 fatty acids and Omega 6 fatty acids. Trans fats can also be found in some fast foods, snacks and processed foods.

The recommended daily allowance for dietary fat varies depending on age but is generally between 20 to 35 percent of total calorie intake. It’s important to limit your intake of saturated fats while increasing the amount of unsaturated fats you consume by adding nuts, seeds, avocado or vegetable oils to your diet. Additionally, you should reduce your intake of trans fats by avoiding fried food and other processed items high in this type of fat.


Chorizo is the perfect way to spice up your keto breakfast. Whether you’re just starting out on the keto diet or have been following it for a while, all you really need to do is add some chorizo to your breakfast to instantly upgrade it. Not only is it flavorful but it also adds a nice amount of protein to your meal. So don’t be afraid to get creative and come up with some delicious keto breakfast ideas with chorizo!

Summary of Benefits

The roast you select will have a considerable effect on the flavor and aroma of the brewed coffee. The roasting process is especially important in developing rich, aromatic notes and achieving the perfect balance of acidity, sweetness, body and complexity. Choosing a light or medium roast will bring out subtle flavor nuances, while dark roasts are associated with a fuller-bodied brew that may be better suited to espresso-style drinks.

No matter which type of roast you choose, it’s essential to use freshly roasted beans for the best results. Roasting temperatures are closely monitored throughout the process to ensure that each bean is heated evenly and perfectly cooked in order to bring out its full flavor potential. This contributes to an overall pleasant experience by producing freshly brewed coffee that’s smooth and flavorful.

Tips for Making Keto Breakfast with Chorizo

As a Keto diet chef, chorizo is one of my favorite go-to recipes for breakfast. It not only tastes amazing, it also fits in perfectly with the Keto diet requirements.

To make your own keto breakfast with chorizo, there are a few tips worth keeping in mind:

  • Start by sautéing your diced onions and peppers in some healthy cooking oil, like avocado or coconut oil.
  • Once the veggies are cooked through, add the chorizo and cook for an additional 5 minutes or so until the sausage browns evenly throughout. This will help seal in all those great flavors before adding it to your Keto breakfast dish.
  • When cooking chorizo on the stovetop, remove most of the rendered fat before adding in any other ingredients such as eggs or vegetables. This helps reduce greasiness and keeps everything light and airy as you create your breakfast masterpiece.
  • Additionally, season generously to give your dish maximum flavor without having to rely on heavy sauces and condiments that would quickly break your Keto macros.
  • Finally, if you want to get really creative, top off this classic Chorizo breakfast dish with freshly sliced strawberries or apples for a touch of sweetness that will fulfill both taste buds and carb restrictions alike!

With these tips in mind, going keto has never tasted so good!

James Lewis

James Lewis, 42, is the founder and lead author of I Forgot It's Wednesday. A lifelong foodie and health enthusiast, James discovered the ketogenic diet as a way to manage his own health challenges. With over 10 years of experience following the ketogenic lifestyle, James is passionate about helping others achieve their health and wellness goals. In his free time, he enjoys cooking up new recipes, working out, and spending time with his family.

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