Spanish Omelet Featuring Latin Cheeses

Spanish Omelet Featuring Latin Cheeses
Prep Time BG 15

Prep Time


Cook Time BG 15

Cook Time


Total Time BG 30

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Serving BG 1




  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons cream (or half and half)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbs cooked, crumbled chorizo sausage
  • ¼ cup Oaxaca cheese, diced (found in Latin supermarkets) *mozzarella may be substituted
  • ¼ cup Queso Fresco (crumbled) *feta may be substituted
  • 1 tbs canned diced green chilies (drained from can)
  • Fresh chopped tomatoes and cilantro for garnish


  1. Break the eggs in a bowl, add cream and beat until incorporated.
  2. Heat butter in a small nonstick skillet over medium high.
  3. Pour the eggs in, swirling the pan to spread eggs evenly.
  4. Sprinkle the sausage, green chilies, and cheese evenly over the eggs.
  5. Allow to cook 4-7 minutes or until a spatula can easily slide under eggs.
  6. Gently slide spatula under eggs, and flip one half over, forming a half circle.
  7. Allow to cook 3-4 more minutes and slide onto a serving plate.
  8. Garnish with Queso Fresco, chopped tomatoes and cilantro.
    **note: Due to the sodium content of the chorizo and Queso fresco salt has been refrained in this recipe. Salt may be added to taste.

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