This is a Tex-Mex variation of Mexican migas. It includes additional
ingredients, such as diced onions, sliced chile peppers, diced fresh tomatoes,
or cheese, as well as various spices and condiments (e.g., salsa or pico de
Migas is typically served with refried beans. Corn or flour tortillas may be used to enfold all of the ingredients into tacos. In some areas, it may have been traditionally eaten during Lent.
Another common variation is to add chorizo to the standard ingredients.
In different areas of Mexico, migas is a traditional breakfast dish consisting of corn tortilla strips fried on a pan or griddle until almost crispy, to which eggs are then added to create a scrambled egg/fried tortilla mixture. This preparation makes use of hardened corn tortillas left over from previous meals.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Makes: 6 servings
Substitute: Queso fresco is a fresh crumbly Mexican cheese. A fresh goat cheese or a mild feta can be substituted.
* To make handle ovenproof, wrap it completely in aluminum foil.
Nutrition Information Per Serving Calories: 255 Total Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 5g Polyunsaturated fat: 2g Monounsaturated fat: 5g Cholesterol: 384mg Sodium: 424mg Carbohydrates: 16g Dietary Fiber: 2g Protein: 17g Vitamin A: 803IU Vitamin D: 84.4IU Folate: 79.9mcg Calcium: 191.7mg Iron: 2.5mg Choline: 254.2mg
Reprinted with permission from the American Egg Board.