If you love eggs for breakfast try these Mexican scrambled eggs or Huevos a la Mexicana
This is such an easy recipe but a great change if you want something different than your fried eggs on Sunday morning. So are you ready to learn how you can make Mexican scrambled eggs? Let’s get started!
Huevos a la Mexicana is Spanish for Mexican scrambled eggs. You can find this breakfast recipe throughout Mexico.
When you see a dish or recipe with a la Mexicana it always contains tomato, onion, and chile peppers. With just a limited set of ingredients, you can create something amazing.
An added bonus is this recipe is easy to make, cheap and so colorful. A little fiesta on your plate to celebrate the start of your day.
You can serve this egg recipe with:
- Flour tortillas
Mexican scrambled eggs ingredients
To make these Huevos a la Mexicana you need a limited number of ingredients. Put the following ingredients on your grocery list:
- Small onion
- Jalapeno or Serrano pepper
- Sweet red pepper
- Vegetable oil
The serrano pepper is a popular pepper and the second most used chili pepper in the Mexican kitchen after the Jalapeno pepper.
Only use serrano peppers if you like your eggs really hot. For comparison, a serrano pepper is about 3 times as hot than a Jalapeno pepper.
If you can’t find Serrano peppers or you do not like your eggs really hot substitute for Jalapeno pepper or Anaheim green chile pepper.
How to make Mexican scrambled eggs
Start with finely chopping the onion, the red pepper and slice the Jalapeno. Dice the tomatoes. Preheat a skillet over medium to high heat and add the vegetable oil.
Then add the chopped vegetables except for the tomatoes and stir until soft and translucent in about 2 minutes.
As tomatoes are done in no time you add them a little bit later. When you add the chopped tomatoes keep on stirring for another minute.
Crack the eggs in a small bowl and lightly whisk. Pour the eggs over the vegetables then take a spatula or wooden spoon and stir through the vegetables.
Season with salt to taste. Cook the eggs for 2 minutes and serve immediately.
Is huevos a la Mexicana low carb?
If you are wondering if this Mexican scrambled egg is low carb? The answer is yes this recipe fits a keto lifestyle.
As long as you do not serve it with regular bread or tortillas but use keto tortillas you are fine.
Other egg recipes
If you love this recipe take a look at all these egg recipes:
- Spanish tortilla
- Breakfast burrito
- Egg tacos
- Bacon egg cups
- Migas recipe
- Huevos rancheros
- Egg salad
- Puff pastry egg tarts
- Breakfast nachos
I hope you enjoy this easy Mexican scrambled egg recipe as much as I do!
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Looking for the best Mexican scrambled eggs? Try these Huevos a la Mexicana. It is easy to make, tasty, cheap and so colorful. Great for breakfast or lunch.
- 2 eggs
- 1 small onion
- 1 tomato diced
- 1 tablespoon Jalapeno finely chopped or serrano pepper
- ½ red pepper
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- Salt to taste
- Chopping the onion, the red pepper and slice the Jalapeno. Dice the tomatoes
- Preheat a skillet over medium to high heat and add the vegetable oil
- Add the chopped vegetables to the skillet except for the tomatoes. Stir until soft and translucent in about 2 minutes
- Add the chopped tomatoes keep on stirring for another minute
- Crack the eggs in a small bowl and lightly whisk. Pour the eggs over the vegetables then take a spatula or wooden spoon and stir through the vegetables
- Season with salt to taste. Cook the eggs for 2 minutes and serve immediately
Calories: 153; Fat: 11.5g; Carbs: 7g; Protein: 6.5g;