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Southwest Frittata

  • Author: Jennifer Shreckengost
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 pound chorizo
  • 1 tsp. ghee
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Primal Palate taco seasoning (OR 1/4 tsp. pepper, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, and 1/4 tsp. chili powder)
  • 1/8 tsp. cumin
  • Guacamole and hot sauce for topping


  1. Turn broiler on in oven.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the eggs and seasoning and whisk together.
  3. In a separate skillet, cook the chorizo and drain off any extra grease.
  4. Place the cast iron skillet on medium high heat and add the ghee and onions.
  5. After onions begin to brown, add in cherry tomatoes.
  6. Cook for about 1 minute or until tomatoes have softened.
  7. Pour egg mixture into the skillet and shuffle skillet until the egg is evenly distributed across the pan.
  8. Sprinkle the chorizo on top of the egg mixture and let cook until the bottom is set. (approximately 2-3 minutes)
  9. Place the skillet in the oven, under the broiler, and cook for approximately 3-4 minutes until the frittata is set. Always watch closely when cooking under the broiler.
  10. Top with guacamole, hot sauce, cilantro, or whatever topping you prefer.
  • Cuisine: Mexican