Drowned Eggs – 523 Calories


1 portion 

Calories: 523kcal (per portion)

Carbs: 42g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 27g

  • 40g Mexican chorizo
  • 1 nopal, cleaned and diced into small cubes (see notes)
  • 3 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 40g onion, finely diced 
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (20g)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 small avocado, sliced (30g)
  • 30g reduced fat queso fresco, crumbled 
  • 2 corn tortillas


  1. Fry the chorizo and nopal in the oil for 2-3 minutes until cooked and a little crispy
  2. Blend the tomatoes, chipotle, onion and garlic with the water until smooth
  3. Add the sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes until it thickens a little and season lightly with salt
  4. Make 2 small holes in the sauce, crack the eggs in, cover with a lid and cook over a medium heat until eggs are cooked to your liking
  5. Warm tortillas in a pan or comal
  6. To serve, top with the sliced avocado and crumbled cheese with the corn tortillas on the side


  • Nopal is cactus paddle. If you can get, be sure to remove the spines before cooking. If you can’t get, use half a bell pepper instead
  • You can use feta instead of queso fresco
  • If you can’t find Mexican chorizo, use Spanish chorizo instead 

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