Chorizo Salsa Omelet Recipe
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Chorizo Salsa Omelet Recipe

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Just a few ingredients jazz up a basic omelet and make it delish! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:1 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cooked chorizo or sausage
  • 2 tablespoons chunky salsa

Nutritional Facts

1 omelet equals 588 calories, 48 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 727 mg cholesterol, 1568 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein.


  1. In a small nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Whisk the eggs, water, salt and pepper. Add egg mixture to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges).
  2. As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, spoon chorizo and salsa on one side; fold other side over filling. Slide omelet onto a plate. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Chorizo Salsa Omelet in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p21

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2012

"Awesome spin on an omelet. I used hot sausage cut out of the casing and fried up with mild salsa and a very tiny bit of cheese. I'm on a low-carb, low sugar and starch diet and this was way better than regular scrambled eggs. I will be making this again for sure!!"

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