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Migas Breakfast Tacos Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into thin strips
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • Optional toppings: refried beans, sliced avocado, sour cream and minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute onion and jalapeno in oil until tender. Add tortilla strips; cook 3 minutes longer. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, salt and pepper. Add to skillet; cook and stir until almost set. Stir in cheese and tomato.
  • 2. Serve in flour tortillas with toppings of your choice. Yield: 3 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos (calculated without optional toppings) equals 424 calories, 21 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 295 mg cholesterol, 821 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.