Migas with Spinach and Peppers Recipe
MIGAS WITH SPINACH AND PEPPERS RECIPE
FOOD AS MEDICINE:
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but unfortunately many people choose to skip this critical meal. Eating a protein-packed breakfast sets the foundation for your day, boosts your metabolism, and curbs cravings. When preparing or purchasing your breakfast, choose an option that incorporates vegetables. Vegetables add volume and antioxidants with minimal caloric impact! Spice up your morning routine with this quick and easy Migas with Spinach and Peppers recipe!
12 whole large eggs
¼ cup half and half
1 tablespoon grassfed butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno, finely diced
½ cup salsa
2-3 cups crushed baked tortilla chips
1 cup Mexican cheese blend, shredded
1 cup cilantro, chopped
1 package baby spinach
2 cups cooked black beans (or 1 can of rinsed black beans)
In a bowl, whisk eggs and half and half. Set aside. In a large skillet, melt the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add onions and bell peppers and cook until they start to turn brown, for approximately 3-4 minutes. Add in diced jalapeno and stir to combine. Add salsa to the skillet, stir around, and add the chip pieces, stirring to combine. Reduce the heat to low. When the heat has decreased, pour egg mixture into skillet. Stir gently to cook with the peppers. Turn off heat, fold in grated cheese and chopped cilantro. Serve on a bed of baby spinach with ½ cup black beans.
This satisfying breakfast will give you the energy to power through your days! Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think on Twitter!
Add a side of bacon to your breakfast for an added crunch! Listen to my podcast on the benefits of bacon and how it can be good for you!