“Chorizo” Fried Rice


This satisfying dinner comes together quickly, so it’s great for busy weeknights. Soy chorizo lends flavor and heartiness to the dish, while onions and peppers provide a hefty dose of veggies. This recipe comes to us from Monica of the blog Run Eat Repeat.

Serves 2

  • 2/3 cup brown rice
  • 1/3 package of soy chorizo
  • chopped onions and bell peppers, to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • cheese, to taste
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa*

*optional

Make the brown rice and set it aside.

Brown the onions and soften the bell peppers in olive oil.

Once they are tender, add the chorizo.

Add the rice to the chorizo pan and heat through. Finally crack the eggs straight into the pan and cook. Top with cheese. You can stir it in to melt or use it as a garnish.

Served with salad, beans and guacamole. Ole!

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Nutrition Information

“Chorizo” Fried Rice

Servings per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories:  549

Calories from Fat:  242

Total Fat:  26g

Saturated Fat:  6g

Cholesterol:  179mg

Sodium:  883mg

Potassium:  333mg

Carbohydrates:  57g

Dietary Fiber:  6g

Protein:  21g

Sugars:  5g

Vitamin A:  37%

Vitamin C:  58%

Calcium:  21%

Iron:  22%

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