Chorizo and Egg Tortilla


Serving Size:
1/4 cup chorizo, one egg, 2 tortillas

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free


  • 1/4 cup chorizo
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 corn tortillas, 6-inch size


  1. Cook 1/4-cup portion Easy Chorizo in a skillet on stove top, chopping meat into fine crumbles with a spatula.
  2. Drain excess fat and water, if needed. Once meat is thoroughly cooked, add 1 egg, stirring to combine as egg is cooking.
  3. Serve with 2 corn tortillas.

Helpful hints

  • Use the Easy Chorizo recipe on to make your own lower sodium chorizo.
  • If using store-bought chorizo on a gluten-free diet, check to be sure it is gluten-free.
  • has recipes for Corn Tortillas and Flour Tortillas.
  • Use liquid low-cholesterol egg substitute instead of egg if desired.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 346

Protein 21 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 224 mg

Sodium 316 mg

Potassium 397 mg

Phosphorus 278 mg

Calcium 94 mg

Fiber 3.1 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 fat

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