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Chorizo Mexican Breakfast Pizzas

Chorizo Mexican Breakfast Pizzas

Start your day with this cheesy Mexican pizza topped with chorizo, beans and veggies – a hearty breakfast recipe.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces chorizo sausage, casing removed and crumbled, or 6 ounces bulk chorizo sausage
  • 2 (10-inch) whole grain lower carb lavash flatbreads or tortillas
  • 1/4 cup chunky style salsa
  • 1/2 cup black beans with cumin and chili spices (from 15-ounce can)
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese (1 ounce)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons crumbed cotija (white Mexican) cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until brown; drain.
  3. On 1 large or 2 small cookie sheets, place flatbreads. Spread each with 2 tablespoons salsa.
  4. Top each with half the chorizo, beans, tomatoes, corn and Cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake about 8 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  6. Sprinkle each with half the cilantro and cotija cheese; cut into wedges.
  7. Serve immediately.

Prep Time 15 min | Total Time 25 min | Servings 4

Cotija cheese is a tasty type of crumbly Mexican cheese and just a little bit adds great flavor. If cotija isn’t available, substitute with crumbled feta cheese.

Nutrition Information Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories330 ( Calories from Fat170), Total Fat19g (Saturated Fat7g, Trans Fat0g ), Cholesterol40mg Sodium1030mg Total Carbohydrate19g (Dietary Fiber6g Sugars2g ), Protein20g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A10%; Vitamin C4%; Calcium8%; Iron15%

Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker




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