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Easy Migas Recipe

Contributors: Gretchen F. Brown, RD

Published: January 29, 2018

Easy Migas Recipe
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Start the day with a traditional Tex-Mex dish called migas. This version is quick and easy to make, even on busy mornings!

Watch how this recipe is made. 


5 large eggs
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 green onions, sliced
2 cups (about 3 ounces) coarsely broken no-salt-added tortilla chips
½ cup mild salsa
½ cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
Garnish: 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro and extra shredded cheese


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. In a bowl, combine eggs and salt; stir with a wire whisk and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green onions and cook for 2 minutes or until they begin to soften.
  3. Add egg mixture to skillet and cook for 1 minute without stirring, until the edges of the eggs are set.
  4. Stir in tortilla chips and salsa; cook for 2 minutes or until tortilla chips begin to soften. At this point, the eggs' texture will resemble traditional scrambled eggs.
  5. Remove from heat and add cheese; stir until combined and cheese begins to melt. Sprinkle with cilantro and extra cheese, if desired.

Cooking Tip

  • Nutrition information does not include garnishes.
  • Reduce the sodium content of the dish by leaving out the added salt.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Serves 4

Calories: 262; Total fat: 15g; Sat. fat: 3.5g; Chol.: 235mg; Sodium: 696mg; Carb.: 17g; Fiber 2g; Sugars: 2g; Protein 14g; Potassium: 253mg; Phosphorus: 248mg

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