Mexican foods are rich, colourful, and contains a lot of fresh ingredients. Mexican breakfast recipes translate popular recipes into manageable but nutritious bites. They are also quick to make, and anyone can make them before rushing to the office or school.
Here are 20 easy Mexican breakfast recipes you can try at home.
1. Huevos Rancheros on a Skillet
Huevos rancheros is a typical midday meal in Mexican farms. You can make the easy version in one skillet instead of separately. Black beans, spinach, cherry tomatoes, eggs, cheese, and cilantro merge into one nutritious breakfast. Add avocado slices and lime juice for extra flavor.
2. Easy Breakfast Tostada
Breakfast tostada is full of protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This recipe contains refried beans, avocados, cheddar cheese, and salsa for refreshing flavor. Add fried eggs for the extra protein and texture.
3. Bacon and Eggs Enchiladas
Mexican and American popular breakfasts merge in bacon and eggs enchiladas. The rolled tortillas are full of scrambled eggs, diced bacon, and cheese. The bacon is drained to reduce their fat, and they use olive oil. Adding tomato sauce, cilantro, garlic, and cumin make the flavor richer.
4. Mexican Torta with Eggs, Chorizo, and Frijoles
This torta uses bread instead of a tortilla to add more satisfying texture. The filling consists of eggs, chorizo sausage, and frijoles (black beans). One torta is enough to fulfil you until afternoon, thanks to the high amount of protein.
5. Mexican Omelet from Egg Whites
Many Mexican breakfast eggs are served whole, scrambled or fried. This recipe uses only the egg whites as omelet for a healthier alternative. Use colorful ingredients like tomatoes, avocadoes, red onions, and jalapeno to add flavor. Spread grated Mexican cheese, such as Cotija.
6. Sweet Potato, Chorizo, Hash, and Eggs Meal
This skillet recipe consists of sweet potato, chorizo, hash, eggs, jalapenos, and various herbs. Adding avocado crema adds the necessary healthy fat and smooth flavor. This meal is great to use leftovers in your fridge. The flavor resembles Mexican frittata, with sweet potato instead of regular one.
7. Mexican Tostadas with Eggs
These tostadas are topped with eggs, made in huevo rancheros style. The topping consists of fried eggs, tomatoes, lettuce, avocadoes, and Mexican cheese. Add avocados for extra smoothness and healthy fat.
8. Huevos Rancheros as Breakfast Sandwich
This breakfast sandwich modifies huevos rancheros in its recipe. You can use English muffins, refried beans, salsa, and guacamole for easy filling. Add a fried egg on top for extra protein. You can add bacon bits for more crunch and savory flavor.
9. Vegan Breakfast Enchilada with Tofu
This vegan version of enchilada uses scrambled tofu, bell peppers, vegan bacon, black beans, corn tortillas, and various spices. The dish is baked instead of fried. Press the tofu before you cook it to reduce water excess.
10. Mexican Breakfast Casserole with Sweet Potato
This Mexican breakfast casserole uses sweet potato, eggs, and sausage as the main ingredients. The menu is full of protein, fiber, and healthy carb. The recipe uses coconut oil, coconut milk, various spices, and chili powder.
11. Simple Mexican Breakfast Bowl
This simple Mexican breakfast bowl contains ingredients full of healthy carb, fiber, and protein. The recipe consists of chorizos, sweet potato cuts, egg, avocado, and hot sauce. The preparation is quick, and you can experiment with different ways of cooking an egg (fried, scrambled, or poached).
12. Breakfast Quesadilla with Bacon, Egg, and Avocado
This quesadilla uses a whole egg inside the tortilla. The egg is cracked directly onto the quesadilla filling before you fold the tortilla and sear it. The result is soft egg yolk and white. The egg is protected by avocado “ring” in the middle. You can sprinkle cheese and bacon bits on the yolk.
13. Mexican Egg Benedicts
Mexican-style eggs benedict give more “kicks” and flavor from their ingredients. This recipe uses sweet potato instead of English muffins. The rich flavor comes from the tomatoes, avocado, and chipotle peppers. Adding lettuce, onions, lime juice, and black pepper make the flavor richer.
14. Quick Breakfast Burrito
This Mexican breakfast burrito consists of eggs, beans, cheese, tomatoes, sausage, and tater tots. After assembling, you only need to bake them shortly. Alternatively, keep the burritos in the fridge right after assembly (without baking). Take them out and microwave them the next day for quick but healthy breakfast (and office lunch).
15. Mexican Breakfast Burrito Casserole
Turn burritos into fancy breakfast (or dinner) by cooking them as a casserole. This hearty breakfast consists of sausages, cheese, hash browns, eggs, milk, and various spices. They are fulfilling, nutritious, and can be microwaved. Adding a generous amount of cilantro as garnish works wonder for the flavor.
16. Cheesy Breakfast Enchiladas
These breakfast enchiladas are full of melted cheese. They contain sausages, green chilies, eggs, onions, and garlic. They are great for a quick, delicious breakfast. You can also serve them as brunch or party foods.
17. Mexican Breakfast Bowl with Potato “Noodles”
This Mexican breakfast bowl uses a potato that is sliced into thin “noodles”. The other ingredients are eggs, black beans, avocado, and homemade pico de gayo. The bowl is refreshing, fulfilling, and nutritious.
18. Texas-style Mexican Breakfast Bowl
This breakfast bowl is another simple recipe but can fill you up for hours. The main ingredients are scrambled eggs (with unflavored nondairy milk), homemade pico de gayo, black beans, and avocado.
19. Mexican Breakfast Pot Casserole
This Mexican breakfast casserole is made in a pressure cooker pot. The ingredients consist of sweet potatoes, eggs, sausages, and bell pepper. You can sprinkle cheese on top before turning on the pressure cooker.
20. Colorful Mexican Breakfast Pizza
This colorful breakfast pizza gets Mexican twist from the ingredients. The recipe uses pastry base, salsa (for the “tomato sauce), black beans, and cheese. Adding avocado slices and egg on top make this pizza more nutritious.
Mexican foods are famous for their rich flavors and diverse ingredients. You can modify the recipes with your preferred spices or local ingredients. Enjoy these Mexican breakfast recipes for fulfilling and delicious morning meals.