Chorizo And Egg Stuffed Peppers


These chorizo and egg stuffed peppers are filled with spices and are a perfect lunch. You can use any color of pepper you'd like.

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Chorizo and egg stuffed peppers
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2019-09-18, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 30 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 11-02-2021

30 minutes 4 people Lunch
Chorizo and egg stuffed peppers


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  • 2 peppers (color of your choice)
  • 1/2 chorizo
  • 1 shallot
  • small handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 4 eggs, not too big
  • 6 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1/4th teaspoon coriander powder
  • pinch ground cumin seeds
  • pinch of chili powder (depending how spicy you'd like your sauce)
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • olive oil
Chorizo and egg stuffed peppers ingredients
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  • oven
  • oven tray lined with parchment paper
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • small skillet
  • small bowl
  • spoon

Chorizo And Egg Stuffed Peppers

30 minutes 4 people Lunch

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Preparation -- 15 minutes

Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees celsius or 390 degrees fahrenheit and line an oven tray with parchment paper. Divide the peppers into halves and remove the seeds, but keep the stems attached.

Remove the skin of the chorizo if needed and divide into small cubes. Peel the shallot and chop into thin (half) rings.

Drizzle the peppers with olive oil, pepper and salt and roast them in the oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, until they've become a bit softer.  

Chorizo and egg stuffed peppers
Chorizo and egg stuffed peppers

Finishing the chorizo and egg stuffed peppers -- 15 minutes

Meanwhile create an easy sauce by combining crème fraîche and the spices. Cook the chorizo pieces a few minutes in a skillet, there's no need to add any extra butter or oil.

Add the shallot shortly and then divide the mixture over the halved peppers. Add 1 or 2 basil leaves over the chorizo and divide a small spoonful of the sauce on top.

Add an egg per half pepper and bake in the oven for another 5 minutes. Time depends how you'd like your egg.

Season the egg with pepper and salt and maybe a bit of extra basil and sauce. Enjoy!

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