Breakfast Black Bean & Scrambled Egg Tacos


Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cook Time: 15 Mins

Makes: Makes 4 Servings


1 tsp. canola oil
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
1 small garlic clove, minced
2 cups canned black beans, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup salsa
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 tbsp. butter
8 large EGGS, beaten
12 small flour tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup prepared guacamole
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro


1. HEAT oil in large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. COOK onion and garlic for 2 minutes, stirring often, or until beginning to soften. STIR in beans, salsa and cumin; reduce heat to medium-low. SIMMER, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until warmed through and slightly thickened. REMOVE skillet from heat; stir in lime juice and cover to keep warm.
2. HEAT butter in separate large nonstick skillet set over medium heat until just melted. POUR in eggs. As they begin to set, gently PULL them across the skillet with spatula to form large soft curds. CONTINUE cooking eggs for 1 to 2 minutes – pulling, lifting and folding eggs – until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. (Do not stir constantly.)
3. FILL warm tortillas with equal amounts bean mixture and eggs. TOP filled tortillas evenly with cheese, guacamole and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Pro Tips

Tip: Prepare recipe with corn tortillas if desired.

Tip: Substitute shredded Cheddar cheese for the Monterey Jack if desired. For added heat, prepare recipe with shredded Jalapeno Jack, Tex Mex or a Mexican-blend shredded cheese.

Lighten up. Cooking spray can be substituted for butter.

Avoid cast iron. Eggs scrambled in a cast iron skillet can turn a greenish shade. This harmless but unappealing color change is the result of a chemical reaction between iron in the pan and sulfur in egg whites.

Don’t overcook. The heat retained in the pan will continue to cook and firm up the eggs after pan is removed from heat.

Nutrition Info

Per 1/4 of recipe: Calories 650; Fat 29g; Cholesterol 390mg; Sodium 1410mg; Carbohydrate 72g; Fiber 10g; Sugars 8g; Protein 29g

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