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Migas in a skillet topped with sliced avocados, diced tomatoes, and cotija cheese

Migas

Katerina | Diethood
Eggs, cheese, and crispy fried tortillas combine to make this comforting and delicious dish, flavored with salsa and spices.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 to 4 low carb flour tortillas, cut into two-inch strips (you can also use corn tortillas)
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, finely chopped, ribs and seeds removed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 to 10 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, or to taste
  • ½ cup tomato salsa
  • 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves, chopped, leave some for garnish
  • 1 Avocado, thinly sliced, for serving, optional
  • 1 cup Chopped tomatoes for serving, optional
  • ½ cup crumbled Cotija cheese, for serving, optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat.
  • Add tortilla strips to the hot oil and fry until crispy; about 4 minutes.
  • Remove tortilla strips from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add remaining vegetable oil to the same skillet and heat it up.
  • Add onions, bell peppers, and jalapeno to the hot oil; cook until softened, about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • In the meantime, whisk together the eggs, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Turn the heat down to medium and add the eggs to the pan. Stir until everything is scrambled together; about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add salsa and stir.
  • Add cheese and ⅔ of the chopped cilantro; stir to combine.
  • Stir in the tortilla strips and cook for a minute, or until heated through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Top Migas with cilantro, avocado slices, chopped tomatoes, and cotija cheese.
  • Serve.

Notes

  • NET CARBS: 7 g
  • WW POINTS: Optional toppings are not included in the Points.

Nutrition

Calories: 252 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 21 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 33 mg | Sodium: 853 mg | Potassium: 417 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 1196 IU | Vitamin C: 38 mg | Calcium: 238 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 7 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southwest
Keyword: breakfast skillet, migas