Breakfast Pizza featuring MorningStar Farms® Chorizo Crumbles
Amped-Up Comfort Foods
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
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 David Peña
Chef Heath Schecter
Honduran Baleadas Kicked up with Plant-Based Chorizo
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."
Classic Breakfast Sausage Biscuit with a Twist
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."
Breakfast Bowl with Middle Eastern/Latin Fusion
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."
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1 Datassential, 2021 Vision, Proprietary Research for Kellogg’s Away From Home.