Frozen toaster waffles for breakfast again? Just drop that box and step away. As we're often told, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! But it's probably the one we spend the least amount of time prepping or enjoying. We'll no more we say, no more! Why resign ourselves to bland and miserable bites when we could be enjoying spicy, sweet, homecooked meals to begin our day? These Mexican breakfast recipes are easy, beautiful, and oh-so-delicious. And we can't wait to make them all. We might even get up a little earlier this week....
Who says you can't have pizza for breakfast? This Baked Huevos Rancheros Pizza recipe makes for an easy, hearty, oven baked meal. Store bought crust is topped with refried beans, spicy habanero jack cheese, and fresh eggs then topped off with fresh pico de gallo for a delicious morning treat.
Theobroma Cacao is the plant from which cacao, or the unprocessed predecessor of chocolate is derived. Cacao grows throughout Southern Mexico, where raw chocolate is still freshly ground in many households. Most families have their preferred molienda, or grinding recipe, which dictates the proportion of cacao to cinnamon, almonds and sugar that fits the family’s tastes.
These egg nests have a spicy secret: chipotle chiles. You can adjust the amount of chipotle to get just the level of spice you like, while cilantro and avocado crema tempers the plate with just the right amount of cool. A perfect addition to your next weekend’s brunch, this is a crowd pleaser with true Latin flavor.
This is another traditional Mexican breakfast. Tortillas wripped up and fried along with eggs and topped with a tomatillo salsa. It's a way to feed the masses and use up leftover tortillas (that is, of course, before making a new batch).
Scrambling a few diced pieces of cactus into a breakfast taco is a great way to introduce your friends to nopalitos. Similar in taste to green beans, nopalitos add just a touch of intrigue to your morning. Loaded with vitamin C, beta-carotene, fiber, magnesium and calcium, eating cactus is good for you. Add a couple of chopped Serrano chiles to this recipe for a revved up morning taco.