Loaded with 20 grams of protein, this breakfast taco recipe is a satisfying way to start the day. Queso blanco, also known as queso fresco, is a soft, slightly salty fresh Mexican cheese. Look for it in Latin markets and large supermarkets.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2015

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add tomatillos, onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until most of the liquid from the tomatillos is evaporated, 8 to 12 minutes. Add eggs, pepper and salt and cook, stirring, until the eggs are just set, 2 to 3 minutes more. Divide the scrambled eggs among the tortillas and sprinkle with cheese.

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Tips

To warm tortillas, wrap in barely damp paper towels and microwave on High for 30 to 45 seconds or wrap in foil and bake at 300°F until steaming, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

418 calories; protein 20.3g 41% DV; carbohydrates 31.9g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 5.4g 22% DV; sugars 6.4g; fat 23.9g 37% DV; saturated fat 7.6g 38% DV; cholesterol 389.3mg 130% DV; vitamin a iu 695.8IU 14% DV; vitamin c 14.4mg 24% DV; folate 60.6mcg 15% DV; calcium 225.6mg 23% DV; iron 3.2mg 18% DV; magnesium 74.8mg 27% DV; potassium 560.1mg 16% DV; sodium 497.9mg 20% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 15% DV.