Cinco de Mayo had me thinking about Mexican food. Living in Texas always has me thinking about Mexican food lol.
Here is a simple, fast (under 5 minutes!), generally healthy recipe for a Mexican style breakfast that is reasonable on carbs AND calories (183 calories; 14g net carbs; 5 weight watchers smart points; 4 WW points plus).
Egg and Cheese Tostada Breakfast
- 2 small extra thin corn tortillas (Mission makes some good ones)
- 1 jumbo egg or 2 small, beaten with some salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup (1oz) 2% shredded Mexican blend cheese
- 1 medium roma tomato, diced and tossed with a little salt and pepper
- Franks Hot sauce, tabasco, or salsa if you prefer
On a paper towel in the microwave, microwave the tortillas (separate, no overlap) for 1 minute, flip them over and microwave for 30 seconds. If they’re still not “tortilla chip crispy”, flip and go for 15 second intervals. They will burn quickly, so watch them.
Scramble your egg(s) however you like (I used cooking spray and a small skillet, you could microwave them).
Sprinkle the cheese over the crisped tortillas and add the diced tomatoes on top. Microwave for 30 seconds, top with the cooked egg and salsa/tabasco and enjoy.
**You can add beans, cooked bacon or sausage, whatever your dietary plan allows.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 7 g||11 %|
|Saturated Fat 2 g||10 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g|
|Trans Fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 235 mg||78 %|
|Sodium 293 mg||12 %|
|Potassium 87 mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 18 g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4 g||15 %|
|Sugars 4 g|
|Protein 11 g||22 %|
|Vitamin A||19 %|
|Vitamin C||13 %|