Meal Kit

Chorizo Breakfast Burrito

with tostones

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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"Breakfast" and "burrito" are perhaps the two greatest words that can be put side by side. Our version with chorizo-spiced pork delivers on that promise and then goes above and beyond. Bursting with scrambled eggs, smoky poblano pepper, and cheddar-jack cheese, you'll be shocked so much flavor fits inside a tortilla. Along with crispy plantain tostones, this Southwest-style breakfast portends a great start to your day.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Ripe Plantain with Black Spots
  • 1 Poblano Pepper
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Cilantro Sprigs
  • 8 oz. Package Ground Pork (8 oz.)
  • 1 Home Chef Chorizo Spice Mix
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter Pats (0.66 oz.)
  • Info
    5 fl. oz. Liquid Egg
  • Info
    4 Large Flour Tortillas (10")
  • Info
    2 oz. Cheddar-Jack Cheese, Shredded

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    698
  • Carbohydrates
    85g
  • Fat
    45g
  • Protein
    46g
  • Sodium
    997mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Medium Pans

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel plantain and cut into ½” slices. Stem poblano pepper, core, and cut into ½" dice (remove seeds for less spice). Peel and halve onion. Cut halves into small ¼” dice. Mince garlic. Stem and coarsely chop cilantro.

  2. 2

    Make the Tostones

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Add sliced plantains to hot pan and cook 2 minutes per side, or until lightly browned. Remove to plate and let cool slightly. Once cooled, lay slices on a clean surface and, using the bottom of a clean pan, smash plantains to ¼” thickness. Return to pan, replenishing oil if necessary, and cook an additional 4 minutes per side, or until deep golden brown. Transfer to prepared baking sheet and place in oven until ready to plate.

  3. 3

    Cook the Pork

    While tostones cook, heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Add garlic, ground pork, and seasoning blend to hot pan and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no pink remains and pork reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees. Stir in cilantro and season with ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper. Transfer to a plate or bowl, and wipe pan clean.

  4. 4

    Cook Veggies and Eggs

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil over medium-high heat in pan used for pork. Add poblano pepper (to taste) and red onion to hot pan and cook 2 minutes, while stirring, until vegetables are tender and slightly charred. Add butter, melt, and add liquid eggs. Use a rubber spatula to constantly scrape along the bottom of the pan until eggs are set and a little wet, 2-3 minutes. Remove from burner, season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper, and transfer to a plate or bowl. Wipe pan clean.

  5. 5

    Assemble the Burrito

    Wrap tortillas in foil and place in oven 5 minutes, or until warm and pliable. Alternatively, place tortillas in microwave for 20 seconds, or until warm. Lay tortillas on a clean surface. Place veggie scramble, cheese, and cooked pork in center of tortillas. Fold sides of burrito in and gently roll burrito away from you while keeping filling tucked in.

  6. 6

    Plate the Dish

    Place pan used for eggs over medium heat and add burritos, seam side down. Cook 2 minutes, or until lightly browned and sealed. Carefully flip and repeat process on other side. Slice burrito in half and serve with tostones.

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