Scrambled Eggs With Chorizo

Recipe by JustJanS
READY IN: 35mins


  • 80
    g chorizo sausages, skinnned,chopped
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 1
    large onion, chopped finely
  • 1
    large red capsicum, cored,seeded,chopped finely
  • 1
    large green capsicum, cored,seeded,chopped finely
  • 2
    large tomatoes, peeled,seeded and chopped
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 10
    large eggs, beaten lightly
  • salt and pepper
  • 6
    fresh basil leaves, finely shredded
  • 4 -6
    slices country bread, toasted to serve


  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large, heavy based pan.
  • Add the onion and red and green capsicums, cooking until soft, without browning (approx 4 minutes).
  • Add the tomatoes, heat through, transfer to oven dish and keep warm in preheated oven on low setting.
  • Add another tablespoon of oil to pan.
  • Add chopped chorizo and cook for 5 minutes to release flavours.
  • Add the sausage to onion and capsicum mixture.
  • Add butter to pan and melt.
  • Season the eggs with salt and black pepper.
  • Lightly beat,add to pan and scramble until cooked to desired firmness (not too firm though as they will continue to cook).
  • Return vegetables and sausage to pan and stir through with basil.
  • Serve with hot toast.