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Migas, My Way Recipe

Migas, My Way Recipe

Quick, easy and delicious, this egg scramble gets a big thumbs-up from my family. Sometimes I substitute fresh corn tortillas for the chips by cutting them into strips and sautéing them with the pepper and onion.—Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon bacon drippings or canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon salsa
  • 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • Chopped green onions, additional salsa and warm flour tortillas, optional


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in drippings until tender. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, water and salsa. Add to skillet; cook and stir until set. Stir in tortilla chips and 1/4 cup cheese.
  • 2. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with green onions and additional salsa and serve with tortillas if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without tortillas, cilantro, sour cream and additional salsa) equals 385 calories, 27 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 459 mg cholesterol, 411 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.