Mexican-style breakfast sausages recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 23 min
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  • You can make this tasty sausage mixture as spicy hot as you dare. Juicy chunks of pork sausage cooked with onion, green chilli and fresh tomatoes makes a tasty alternative to the traditional fry up


    • 2tbsp vegetable oil
    • 1 large red onion, finely chopped
    • 6 chunky pork sausages, sliced into small chunks
    • 1tsp ground cumin
    • 1/2- 1tsp hot smoked paprika
    • 1 mild green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 4 large vine ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped
    • 8 potato cakes or small plain pancakes
    • Parsley to garnish


    • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and gently fry the onion for 5 mins. Add the sausages, spices and chilli and cook, stirring, for about 10 mins until the sausage is lightly golden all over.

    • Add the tomato and continue to cook, stirring, for a further 7-8 mins until the tomatoes are soft and the sausage is cooked through.

    • To serve, heat the pancakes according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Arrange 2 per serving plate and spoon over the spicy sausage mix. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

    Top tip for making Mexican-style breakfast sausages

    For an extra hearty breakfast, top each portion with a fried or poached egg.

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