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

Recipe by Southern Living June 2009


Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Stylist: Leigh Anne Montgomery

Recipe Summary

15 mins
8 mins
23 mins
Makes 2 tacos


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per taco with flour tortilla.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

256 calories; fat 13.8g; saturated fat 5.7g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 10.7g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 21.8mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 384mg; calcium 280mg.