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Southwestern Egg Tacos

southwestern egg tacos
  • (4) whole-wheat flour tortillas (9 in. diameter)
  • (4 large) eggs
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • (1 tsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (1 can) chopped green chiles
  • (1/2 cup) grated Cheddar or pepper Jack cheese
  • (2 cups) salsa
  • (1/4 cup) reduced-fat sour cream

Southwestern Egg Tacos

These soft breakfast tacos are filled with green chiles and scrambled eggs, then topped with cheese, salsa and sour cream.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Wrap tortillas in foil, bake 5-10 minutes.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, salt and pepper, set aside.
  3. 3Place a medium, nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add oil. When hot, add chiles and stir 1 minute. Pour in eggs and cook 2-3 minutes, stirring often.

  4. 4Top each tortilla with eggs, 2 Tbsp. cheese, salsa and sour cream. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 tortilla, 1/4 of eggs, 2 Tbsp. cheese, 1/2 cup salsa, 1 Tbsp. sour cream

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 328
  • Total Fat 15 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Cholesterol 232 mg
  • Sodium 783 mg
  • Fiber -- g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Tacos and Quesadillas

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.