Migas Tacos

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Stylist: Leigh Anne Montgomery

Get out of your cereal rut at breakfast with these Tex-Mex breakfast tacos filled with cheeesy scrambled eggs.

Yield: Makes 2 tacos
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 256
  • Fat: 13.8g
  • Saturated fat: 5.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 10.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 21.8mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 384mg
  • Calcium: 280mg


  • 1/3 cup lightly crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeño peppers
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 (8-inch) soft taco-size flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded 2% reduced-fat Mexican four-cheese blend


  1. 1. Sauté first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or just until onion is translucent.
  2. 2. Whisk together eggs, salt, and pepper. Add to skillet, and cook, without stirring, 1 to 2 minutes or until eggs begin to set on bottom. Gently draw cooked edges away from sides of pan to form large pieces. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until eggs are thickened and moist. (Do not overstir.) Spoon egg mixture into warm tortillas, and sprinkle with cheese; serve immediately.
  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per taco with flour tortilla.

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