Migas Lite for 2

"So much Tex-Mex food calls for lots of oil and high fat foods. This was a recipe that I found on a pack of corn tortillas. I adjusted the recipe and this is the end result. Hope you enjoy! Update: 05/23/3009: This recipe was submitted to TOH and was published in the 2009 version of The Best of County Cooking. It is also on the TOH website: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Tex-Mex-Scramble."
 
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Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
2
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ingredients

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directions

  • Warm oil in skillet.
  • Add tortilla strips and fry until lightly golden but not crisp.
  • Add the onion and jalapeno and cook for 2 minutes, additional oil may be needed.
  • Add tomato and cook and additional 2 minutes.
  • Add egg substitute and shredded meat; cook until almost set, stirring occasionally, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the egg mixture, cover, turn off heat and allow to sit until cheese melts.
  • Serve topped with your favoriate salsa, avocado slices and additional corn tortillas if desired.

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Reviews

  1. Rita1652
    Flavor explosion! I did add 1 garlic clove. I used 3 eggs which equaled 3/4 cup in place of the substitute. I added cooked chorizo. Topped with Recipe #239431, fresh sliced avocado, Recipe #355185 and enjoyed a cup of and Recipe #334139. WT 5 Thanks
     
  2. cookiedog
    This made a delightful Sunday Breakfast! I subbed 4 extra-large eggs in place of the egg substitute and topped it with a bit of cilantro. Served alongside a cup of Mexican Coffee we were energized to start the day! Viva Las Reynas! Made for ZWT . Thanks Paula.
     
  3. Susie D
    After learning your recipe was published I had to try it to celebrate for you. I wasn't disappointed, but I never am with your recipes. This was easy to put together, utilized leftover roast, and best of all was a flavorful breakfast. Way to go PaulaG! =)
     
  4. evelynathens
    Great breakfast! Flavourful and easy. Really a 'it hit the spot' type of meal. Took a cue from Rita and also added a little garlic for extra flavour. Served with hot, buttered toast and lots of tea. Thanks, Paula.
     
  5. Leslie
    Wow! Delicious! I am a huge fan of Migas, I am practically addicted, and this was a great way to prepare them in a healthier way. A couple of subtitutions and additions: I did add some taco chips to the mix and used ground hot sausage. Topped with Jalapenos and green jalapeno sauce, it made for a wonderful Breakfast. Thanks Paula!
     
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