Breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated. You can make a variety of morning meals from just 5 ingredients:
- Shredded Cheddar cheese
- Corn Tortillas
Try these and let me know what you think!
1. Migas with Spinach (402 cal):
Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a medium nonstick pan. Add 1 chopped corn tortilla and cook, stirring once, until crispy, about 3 minutes. Add 2 cups spinach and cook, stirring, until wilted, about 1 minute. Lightly beat 2 eggs with a pinch each salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook, stirring until set, about 2 minutes. Stir in 2 Tbsp. shredded cheddar. Serve topped with ¼ avocado.
2. Instant Egg and Cheese Bake (279 cal):
Place 1 cup chopped spinach in an 8 oz ramekin coated with cooking spray. Microwave on High until wilted, about 30 seconds. Crack 2 eggs on top, drizzle with 1 tsp milk and season with a pinch each salt and pepper. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp shredded cheddar. Microwave until the eggs are set, about 2 minutes. Serve with a warmed tortilla.
3. Egg and Spinach Tacos (421 cal):
Smash ¼ avocado with a pinch salt and 1 tsp lime juice. Mix in 2 chopped hard-boiled eggs. Divide between 2 warmed tortillas and top each with ½ cup chopped spinach and 1 Tbsp each shredded cheddar and salsa.
4. Breakfast Spinach Salad (379 cal):
Bake 1 corn tortilla at 400 F, flipping once until crisp, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, toss 3 cups spinach with 1 Tbsp of your favorite vinaigrette. Top with 2 Tbsp shredded cheddar, 1 sliced hard-boiled egg and ¼ avocado. Crumble the tortilla and sprinkle it on top of the salad.
5. Sunny-Side-Up Quesadilla (481 cal):
Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 cups spinach and cook, stirring until wilted, about 1 minutes. Top 1 corn tortilla with 2 Tbsp shredded cheddar, the spinach and another 2 Tbsp cheese. Cover with another corn tortilla. Heat another 1 tsp oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add the quesadilla and cook, flipping once, until crispy, about 4 minutes. Serve the quesadilla topped with the egg, 1/4 avocado and hot sauce.
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