Quick Migas

9

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Quick Migas

Photo: Maya Visnyei

We bet your kids won’t notice the healthy serving of vegetables in this easy migas recipe—they’ll be too excited about having tortilla chips for breakfast.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow sweet pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 large eggs , beaten
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup crumbled tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack
  • 3 tbsp sliced green onion
  • tomato salsa , to serve

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and yellow pepper and sauté for 4 minutes or until soft and lightly golden.
  • Turn heat to low. Add beaten eggs, pepper and crumbled tortilla chips to the peppers and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally to scramble eggs, for 1 to 2 minutes or until eggs are almost cooked.
  • Add shredded cheese and stir just to combine. Sprinkle eggs with green onion and serve with tomato salsa.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 318,
  • Protein
  • 17 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12 g,
  • Fat
  • 23 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 251 mg.

Tip:

Yellow peppers are high in potassium and vitamin C and are easy to hide in scrambled eggs when finely chopped.

Originally published in Today’s Parent magazine.