Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

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Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

It’s time for another winning recipe from the Facebook community’s Cook-off Challenge! I’m sharing the recipe from March’s winner.

If you didn’t know this already, there’s a private Facebook community for Inspiralized. In this community of over 7,700 people, those who love to spiralize and eat healthy get together to talk about exactly that – eating healthy and #inspiralized!

I love the community (aka my #inspiralizedsquad). My favorite time of day is now when I go through the community and check to see what members are talking about and making. I’m so impressed by the delicious meals everyone’s creating!

I also love the support of the community. If anyone has a question about spiralizing or an issue cooking a particular recipe from the blog or cookbook, everyone chimes in and comes to the rescue! Of course, the community is moderated by Meaghan and myself, so we check in every day to make sure there aren’t any questions that need our urgent attention.

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

It’s just such a fun way to engage with all of you on a much more personal level. This isn’t anything like the main Facebook page (Facebook.com/Inspiralized) where we share announcements, recipes, and Facebook Lives. It’s a more dedicated, intimate community where people can interact with one another!

If you’re interested in joining, it’s free! I really encourage you to (click here!) – I’m amazed everyday by the creativity and inspiration from all the members!

After seeing so many people post their own original recipes, I decided to create an “Inspiralized Cook-off Challenge” to happen every other month. In these challenges, we post a theme (this theme was “a healthy spiralized breakfast”) and members have a full month to submit their recipe images and full-length recipes. The winner gets their recipe re-created on this blog, each time!

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

We got so many submissions, members voted, we narrowed it down to three finalists, and then finally, the winner was chosen! Congratulations to Abby Gilligan, who won with her Sweet Potato & Chorizo Breakfast Bowls.

I made very small tweaks to the recipe, so this is true to her original recipe she posed on the community. It was absolutely delicious – and it definitely saves well in the refrigerator (just wait until you’re serving it to fry the egg and top with avocado and cheese.) It would go well stuffed into a burrito too!

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

Meet Abby: Community Cook-off Challenge Winner

Cook-off month: March
Cook-off theme: a healthy spiralized breakfast
Cook-off recipe: Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

What is your name and where do you live?

Abby Gilligan, I live in Louisville, Kentucky

How did you come up with this Breakfast Bowl recipe?

I love experimenting in the kitchen, and I actually came up with this recipe awhile ago- minus the spiralized sweet potato. My family and friends loved it so much and one morning when I was making it for a brunch I decided I wanted to make it a little more filling, so that gave me the idea to add spiralized sweet potato. It was definitely a hit and I have been making it that way ever since.

When did you first start spiralizing/when did you discover spiralizing?

I discovered spiralizing through the Inspiralized blog when I was searching for a recipe to make something new for dinner one night. After spending quite a bit of time looking through all of the recipes, I realized I really needed the Inspiralizer. I purchased it online a few days later!

How often do you spiralize?

Practically every night! I love it.

How has spiralizing helped you be healthier?

I am a certified personal trainer and a graduate nursing student, so in general I am a pretty health conscious person. I watch what I eat by sticking to wholesome foods that nourish my body. Sprializing really just opened up a whole new realm of creativity for me in the kitchen. I took my traditional rotating meals that I usually make and transformed them into more delicious and healthier versions. Spiralizing has definitely helped me incorporate more veggies into my diet as well.

Why did you join the Inspiralized community?

I joined the Inspiralized community because I think it is great to be a part of something that involves people like me who love to spiralize and live a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

What do you love most about the Inspiralized community?

I love that everyone is so supportive and encouraging, especially to those who are new to spiralizing and maybe even intimidated by it. I really enjoy seeing people come together and share recipes, ideas, tips, & tricks, etc.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first Inspiralized Cook-off Challenge, and we can’t wait for our next contest, launching tomorrow for May:

Watch our video to learn how to spiralize a sweet potato using the Inspiralizer and subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch more videos:


Nutritional Information & Recipe

Weight Watchers SmartPoints*: 16 points

*These points were calculated using the official Weight Watchers SmartPoints calculator. We are in no way affiliated with Weight Watchers, we are providing this information based on popular demand.

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins


  • 3 links chorizo
  • 2 medium bell peppers red & green, chopped
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 medium sweet potato Blade D, noodles trimmed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted, and sliced four ways
  • 1/4 cup Cotija cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro cilantro
  • hot sauce optional


  • In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, break up chorizo into small pieces with a wooden spoon and cook through, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add the chopped onion and peppers and season with salt pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook 5-7 mins or until soft, add in the garlic and let cook for another 1 minute or until garlic is fragrant. Add the spiralized sweet potato and cook until noodles are al dente, about 7 minutes. Add the cooked chorizo back into the pan and toss to combine. Remove from heat.
  • While sweet potato noodles cook, place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once heated, add the eggs and fry to cook until over easy.
  • Divide the sweet potato and chorizo mixture evenly onto four plates. Top each with an egg, avocado slices, cotija cheese and a pinch of cilantro. Add the hot sauce, if desired. Serve.


Per serving (1 out of 4) - Calories: 495, Fat: 36g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Carbs: 23g, Fiber: 7g, Sugars: 3g, Protein: 19g, Sodium: 271mg

Spiralized Sweet Potato & Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

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Marianne Downs says:
Hi: I have been following your blog for a long time, and I own your inspirilzer,-- I bought it with your first cookbook. I have such a hard time with sweet potoatoes, they don't seem to spirilize very easily. The teeth don't seem to hold the back of the potaotoe almost grinding the back, I end up wasting so much. I have watched your vidio so many times. Any ideas or tips? I love the sweet potatoe, kale ban bake!! thanks Marianne
Ali Maffucci says:
Marianne, email [email protected] - she will help you troubleshoot!
Carol Menter says:
Do you not ship to Canada or is it just Amazon that does not ship I live in Windsor Ontario and it says does not ship to Windsor.
Ali Maffucci says:
Unfortunately, we do not ship to Canada at this time.
Lynne says:
Maryanne, I also had a problem with hard sweet potatoes....I peel one, then microwave it for about 30 seconds, it works really good then. Sometimes those potatoes can be very hard...it works for me.
Cloe says:
I also have trouble with the sweet potatoes. I often will reverse it if it gets a bit ground and try to attach a bit better. It usually holds after that. Like the idea of the 30 second Mic. Will try that. Sweet potato fried rice is a favorite meal of ours. Just delicious! Often have it with breaded and baked cod and a nice salad.
Sue says:
Congrats, Abby! FYI, Ali: Abby introduced us to your blog, first cookbook and inspirilizer while visiting our home. We have purchased the inspirilizer and cookbooks for ourselves and have discovered that it is a great gift too! Looking forward to trying Abby's recipe!
Stephanie says:
Can you give a different measurement for the chorizo? I've never bought a chorizo in links, it's always just in a tube. Thanks!!

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