Chorizo Frittata Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Chorizo Frittata which belongs to the Eggs and Dairy recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) oil
  2. green pepper, diced
  3. 1 small onion, sliced
  4. cup (75 g) cooked, crumbled, drained chorizo
  5. cup (173 g) salsa
  6. 8 eggs, beaten
  7. 6 ounces (170 g) shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the broiler.

In a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, heat the oil and saute the green pepper and onion for a few minutes until tender-crisp.

Add the chorizo and the salsa, stir well, and heat through.

Spread the mixture into an even layer on the bottom of the skillet and pour in the eggs.

Turn the heat to low and cover the skillet.

(If your skillet doesn't have a cover, use foil.

) Let the frittata cook until the eggs are mostly set (7 to 10 minutes).

Top with the shredded cheese and slide the skillet under the broiler, about 4 inches (10 cm) from the heat.

Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted.

Cut into wedges and serve.

Serving Yield

4 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 8 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 7 grams of usable carbs and 32 grams of protein.