Quick Breakfast Taco

May/June 2008, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Diet (2007)

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A smaller cousin of the breakfast burrito, the breakfast taco made with reduced-fat Cheddar and egg substitute is a satisfying and healthy breakfast option.

"An Alaskan neighbor at our fish site would use similar ingredients, sometimes adding homestyle potatoes, sausage, or bacon. He would make them by the dozen, then freeze to serve later or share with fellow fisherman as he drove up the...

36 Reviews for Quick Breakfast Taco

Quick and Easy

I too, like so many other of the commentors, am not crazy about the egg substitute, so I mix one egg with 2 TBSP of substitute. These are better on flour tortillias I think. Try mixing in a bit of chopped, smoked brisket for a truely delightful breakfast treat!


I use flour tortillas (they roll up very well) after heating them in the microware and I add 2 tablespoons fat free refried beans. Good doesn't even begin to describe these breakfast tacos.

Wonderful but...

Instead of the bread like they called for in the recipe to make it a taco, I took out the bread (which isn't too good..) and layered the ingredients in a bowl. First eggs, then cheese, the salsa. It was still wonderful, and I definitely would make it again!

quick, easy, filling
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Anonymous wrote 2 years 38 weeks ago

Hi Bella - Thanks for the

Hi Bella - Thanks for the does sound good that way. Also, I made the mental leap that you were referring to the carbs in the recipe (corn tortillas).

Anonymous wrote 2 years 50 weeks ago

Bread? I don't see bread?

Bread? I don't see bread?


I made these this morning. I generally struggle to make a real breakfast in the morning due to the fact that I always seem to be running a little behind. These were quick, easy, and delicious. I had egg whites in my refrigerator so I used those instead of egg substitute. The only thing I didn't like about this is how easy my corn tortillas broke when I tried to eat the taco rolled up. I will be making these again!

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Anonymous wrote 1 year 46 weeks ago

heat the corn tortilla up a

heat the corn tortilla up a few seconds in wet paper towel in mircorwave.

Great idea, but can you make it gluten free and non-GMO?

I too struggle with what makes a healthy breakfast. I'm going to try making this with organic eggs and cheese and gluten free tortillas (which are not whole grain) but I have no idea what the nutrient and calorie content would be. Please think of gluten free, organic breakfast recipes please.

Great idea and sounds yummy!
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Anonymous wrote 3 years 4 weeks ago

use a gluten free/non-GMO

use a gluten free/non-GMO corn chip you could can make breakfast nachos!

Anonymous wrote 3 years 4 weeks ago

i'm sure if you were to get a

i'm sure if you were to get a gluten free gmo corn chip and make breakfast nachos vs. breakfast tacos it would work just the same.. who doesn't want nachos for breakfast!!

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