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Egg Sandwiches a la Mexicana

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
2
tomatoes, finely chopped
4
tablespoons white onion, finely chopped
1
serrano chili pepper, deveined and finely chopped
8
eggs
1
splash milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
4
bolillos (classic Mexican bread)
Refried beans, to taste
1-2 avocados

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
907.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31.3g
48%
Saturated Fat
7.0g
35%
Cholesterol
372mg
124%
Sodium
1870.5mg
78%
Total Carbohydrate
119.8g
40%
Dietary Fiber
15.0g
60%
Sugars
16.3g
Protein
38.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
40.20%
40%
Calcium
37.20%
37%
Iron
56.90%
57%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

For a hot breakfast, turn on the oven and heat the bread as you prepare the eggs.

If you can't find bolillos (classic Mexican bread), use French bread instead.

Directions

  • 1 Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pot. Add the tomato, onion and chili pepper and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • 2 While the vegetables cook, mix the eggs with the splash of milk and salt and pepper, to taste. Begin heating up the beans.
  • 3 Add the eggs to the vegetables, stir and let cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • 4 Cut the bolillos in half. Spread a layer of the refried beans on the bottom half of the bolillo, add a layer of the eggs a la mexicana and top with a few slices of avocado. Sprinkle a little salt over the avocado and close the sandwich with the top half of the bolillo.
  • 5 Serve and enjoy!

Without a doubt, my dad's favorite breakfast is eggs a la mexicana. Each time I go to Mexico to visit him, I know it will be one of our breakfasts. I frequently prepare breakfast eggs for my family and I like to change up the menu from time to time to add a little variety to our mornings. One such variation is to combine my dad’s favorite breakfast with one of my kid's favorite lunches: the sandwich. The final product? Egg sandwiches a la mexicana! Don’t they sound delicious? I add refried eggs and avocado for a more complete, breakfast that fits neatly on one plate.

Rate and Comment

Silvia Martinez Silvia Martinez
September 20, 2016

Without a doubt, my dad's favorite breakfast is eggs a la mexicana. Each time I go to Mexico to visit him, I know it will be one of our breakfasts. I frequently prepare breakfast eggs for my family and I like to change up the menu from time to time to add a little variety to our mornings. One such variation is to combine my dad’s favorite breakfast with one of my kid's favorite lunches: the sandwich. The final product? Egg sandwiches a la mexicana! Don’t they sound delicious? I add refried eggs and avocado for a more complete, breakfast that fits neatly on one plate.