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cheesy migas in skillet with wooden spoon

Cheesy Migas Recipe

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 772kcal
CHEESY MIGAS are a family favorite breakfast recipe for Christmas morning! This Tex-Mex migas recipe is made up of scrambled eggs, lots of cheese, veggies, tortilla chips, and so much more. It's an easy skillet breakfast the entire family will love!
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1- tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ green pepper diced
  • ½ red sweet pepper diced
  • 1 sweet yellow onion minced
  • 1- jalapeno seeds & white membranes removed, minced
  • 8 eggs slightly beaten
  • ¼ cup milk or cream
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3-4 slices good ham thin-sliced and cut into strips
  • 1- cup quartered sweet cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped, divided into two 2 tablespoon portions
  • 2 cups slightly crushed Tostitos or white corn chips divided into ¾ cup and 1¼ cup portions
  • 2 ounces Velveeta cubed
  • cup Mexican cheese blend shredded, divided into 1 cup and ½ cup portions
  • ½ cup Cojita Cheese crumbled, divided into two ¼ cup portions

Instructions

  • Heat butter and oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Add diced green pepper, red pepper, onion and jalapeno. Sauté until onions are soft and translucent.
  • Turn heat to low and add eggs, milk and black pepper then stir until eggs start to set.
  • Add ham, tomatoes, cilantro and ¾ cup crushed Tostitos and continue to stir until eggs are almost set.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add Velveeta, shredded cheese and ¼ cup crumbled Cotija cheese and stir until cheese melts.
  • The eggs should be perfect as this point, but if you want firmer eggs, let them sit for a few minutes, then stir.

To Serve:

  • Scoop a portion of eggs onto a serving plate, then sprinkle the eggs with extra crushed chips, shredded cheese and extra Cotija cheese.
  • Sprinkle with a touch of chopped cilantro and serve.
  • ENJOY!

Nutrition

Calories: 772kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 402mg | Sodium: 1202mg | Potassium: 646mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1900IU | Vitamin C: 47.9mg | Calcium: 545mg | Iron: 3.9mg