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


5 7 5
WW Freestyle: 5
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Eggs, cheese, and crispy fried tortillas combine to make this comforting and delicious dish, flavored with salsa and spices.
Course: Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southwest
Servings: 6
Calories: 252


  • 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


  • 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.


  • NET CARBS: 7 g
  • WW POINTS: Optional toppings are not included in the Points.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 853mg36%
Potassium 417mg12%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1196IU24%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 238mg24%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: breakfast skillet, migas