Breakfast pizza

Breakfast Pizza featuring MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles


Amped-Up Comfort Foods

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The Situation

There’s no question that food boredom has settled in with consumers. 65% are tired of cooking at home, 58% are bored of comfort foods, and 78% are craving something new.1

The Challenge

We asked our Crave Makers and Culinary Insiders - our team of industry leading chefs - to come up with ideas to amp up classic comfort foods with unique, flavor-forward twists to help you stay relevant and bring new life to your menu.

Chef Bob Bankert

Chef Bob Bankert

Chef David Peña

Chef David Peña

Chef Heath Schecter

Chef Heath Schecter

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Honduran Baleadas Kicked up with Plant-Based Chorizo

Honduran baledas
Chef Bob, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

What It Is: Based off the traditional Honduran street food, this baleada is made from refried beans spread on top of a thick flour tortilla topped with MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles, avocado, green cabbage curtido, queso fresco, and sour cream.

Why Your Guests Will Crave It: 54% of consumers have gone out of their way to try novel global food.1

Chef’s Inspiration: “I have a diverse student population, so any sort of Latin American or Tex Mex food is hugely popular.”

It’s approachable and I’m amping it up by tapping into the plant-based trend."

Get the Recipe for Honduran Baleadas featuring MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles

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Classic Breakfast Sausage Biscuit with a Twist

Breakfast sausage biscuit
Chef David, Goodfriend Beer Garden

What It Is: Incogmeato™ Breakfast Sausage Patties topped with housemade strawberry chipotle jelly on a plant-based, chorizo-infused vegan biscuit.

Why Your Guests Will Crave It: Global flavors and infused sauces and mash-ups are growing rapidly on menus.1

Chef’s Inspiration: “A fast-food sausage biscuit with cheese was one of my favorite things as a kid - and even once in a while now. My wife ate 2 ½ of the sandwiches, so I guess she gave me the vote of approval!”

Taking the nostalgia from a comfort dish and amping it up incites emotion."

Get the Recipe for Sausage Breakfast Sandwich with Strawberry Chipotle Jelly featuring MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles and Incogmeato™ Breakfast Sausage Patty

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Breakfast Bowl with Middle Eastern/Latin Fusion

Breakfast bowl
Chef Heath, Kellogg’s Away From Home

What It Is: MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles, Potatoes O’Brien, and quinoa topped with hummus, avocado, persimmon, and chickpeas. Garnished with pomegranate seeds, sunny-side-up egg, salsa verde and harissa drizzle.

Why They’ll Crave It: Consumers will start to see more of these flavors, as Middle Eastern cuisine is at the adoption stage of the menu adoption cycle.1

Chef’s Inspiration: “It’s a global take on a hearty breakfast bowl, infused with flavors like harissa and salsa verde.”

I take inspiration from my travels when developing recipes."

Get the Recipe for Middle Eastern Latin Fusion Bowl featuring MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles

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