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Tex-Mex Scramble

 Tex-Mex Scramble
This homey mix of eggs, corn tortilla strips, roast beef and other savory ingredients is a favorite dinner for two for Paula Hill Wharton and her husband in El Paso, Texas.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into thin strips
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded cooked roast beef
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook tortilla strips in 2 teaspoons oil
  • for 5 minutes or until lightly golden brown but not crisp. Add the
  • onion, jalapeno and remaining oil; cook 2 minutes longer.
  • Add the eggs, tomato, beef, salt and pepper; cook and stir until eggs
  • are completely set. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand for
  • 2-3 minutes until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 cups equals 410 calories, 25 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 452 mg cholesterol, 437 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.