Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs and Veggies (Migas)

Our version of the traditional Tex-Mex breakfast scramble with crunchy tortilla strips, onions, tomatoes, and peppers has only 229 calories per serving, and the servings are hearty. Perfect for brunch!

Tex Mex Scrambled Eggs Migas
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Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs and Veggies (Migas)

Our version of migas, Tex-Mex scrambled eggs with tortilla strips, onions, tomatoes, and peppers, has only 229 calories per serving. Perfect for brunch!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword migas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 264 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 large egg whites
  • tsp. olive oil
  • 2 (6-inch) corn tortillas cut into strips
  • ¼ onion chopped
  • ¼ medium green, red, or yellow bell pepper chopped
  • ¼ medium tomato chopped
  • ½ oz. cheddar cheese (2 Tbsp.)

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs and egg whites in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside. 

  2. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add tortillas; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until crisp. Remove tortillas from pan.  

  4. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.  

  5. Add tomato; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.       

  6. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until eggs are almost set.  

  7. Add tortillas and cheese; cook, for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.      

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe

Nutrition Facts
Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs and Veggies (Migas)
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 193mg 64%
Sodium 347mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 24g 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.