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Eggs with Tortilla Chips, Salsa, and Cheese

Real Simple OCTOBER 2005

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 10 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk or water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup salsa (drained)
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips


In a large nonstick skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, the milk or water, the salt, and the pepper. Pour the mixture into the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, to desired doneness, 4 to 5 minutes. Just before the eggs are set, fold in the cheese. When the eggs are cooked, stir in the salsa and the tortilla chips.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 257.91mg
  • Calories: 332.64
  • Calories from fat: 63%
  • Carbohydrate: 10.83g
  • Cholesterol: 453mg
  • Fat: 23g
  • Fiber: 1.39g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Protein: 20mg
  • Saturated fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 781mg

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