Papas and Chorizo Frittata

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

My family and I love this frittata. I make this quite often for Sunday brunch with my Quick and Easy Churros. I hope you enjoy it as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thoroughly mash the tater-tots in a zip-loc bag.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a 10-inch oven safe skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and chorizo and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the mashed tater-tots, garlic and red pepper and cook until potatoes are heated through.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the pan. Gently mix the chorizo/potato mixture with the eggs as they begin to set.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and cook the frittata until the eggs are almost completely set through.
  6. Use a spatula to ensure the egg mixture is not sticking to the skillet before placing the pan in the broiler. Broil on medium for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove the pan from the heat. Invert the frittata onto a platter or large plate and spread the shredded cheese over the top.
  8. Lightly cover the frittata with aluminum foil and let it rest for a couple of minutes.
  9. Remove foil and garnish with sliced avocado, salsa, sliced scallions and the sprigs of cilantro then serve.
Most Helpful

We thoroughly enjoy this recipe. We've made this a few times already & each time we try abit of something different. Such as sub'ng breakfast sausage for the chorizo, hashbrowns for taters & all or part with egg beaters (to make 1 cup @ 3-4 servings). We don't care much for cilantro so I just added abit of dried cilantro to the eggs. For even more flavour, I usually add a dash of hot sauce also. We love the avocado & jalapeno, thanks for sharing.

Mustang Sally 54269 October 23, 2011

Love the creative use of tater tots in this! This was a perfect Sunday morning breakfast -- I typically make huevos Mexicana con chorizo for DH in the morning, but this was a nice change of pace using similar ingredients in a different form. The only change I made here was to use roasted red jalapenos in place of the roasted red sweet peppers because DH prefers spicy stuff. Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Fall 09

Muffin Goddess October 04, 2009