Breakfast Tacos

These breakfast tacos are whole wheat tortillas filled with scrambled eggs and skillet potatoes prepared with nopalitos.

Ingredients for the skillet potatoes were:

  • cumin seeds
  • onion
  • pickled nopalitos (cactus)
  • potatoes
  • jalapeños *
  • kosher salt
  • oil for sautéing

breakfast taco


Cumin seeds, onion and jalapeño were sautéed in a combination of olive and canola oils.

breakfast taco


Potatoes precooked in the microwave oven were added when the onions had softened.

breakfast taco


When the potatoes started to brown the chopped pickled nopalitos were added.

breakfast taco

breakfast taco


The skillet potatoes, scrambled eggs, homemade tomatillo/tomato salsa and cilantro were loaded into whole wheat tortillas. The tacos were toasted in a dry pan without oil.

breakfast taco

breakfast taco

breakfast taco


These breakfast tacos made for a very filling meal.

breakfast taco

breakfast taco


* Jalapeños when thoroughly deseeded and deveined can be every bit as sweet and mild as a bell pepper but with the unique jalapeño flavor. I use them interchangeably.


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