Breakfast Fajitas

July 30, 2015

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Breakfast Fajitas – made up of warmed tortillas, hearty scrambled eggs, flavorful sauteed bell peppers, rich ham and finished with avocado and salsa. So much goodness in on breakfast inspired recipe.

More fajita recipes you’ll love to try – Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak Fajitas, and Shrimp Fajitas.

Breakfast Fajitas

Easy Breakfast Fajitas

Who doesn’t love the classic fajitas for dinner? So why not switch things up a little and make them breakfast style?

These are like breakfast tacos meet fajitas but you’ll love the delicious addition of sautéed peppers and onions in them.

You just can’t go wrong with a soft flour tortilla loaded with cheesy scrambled eggs and ham and those lightly charred veggies, then finishing all of that goodness off with a fair amount of avocados. And let’s not forget about the final crowning of salsa, pico or hot sauce, because you’ve always got load up a fajita or taco right?

Yes, I’d say this is breakfast done right.

After one taste you’ll be wondering why you’ve never made breakfast fajitas until now.

Breakfast Fajitas

How to Make Breakfast Fajitas

Here’s a breakdown of the easy steps to preparing these fajitas:

  1. Season and whisk eggs in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet. Saute peppers onions, set aside.
  3. Cook eggs in same skillet.
  4. Heat ham, and add cheese to mixture.
  5. Layer warmed tortillas with egg mixture, avocado, and salsa or pico and serve.

Breakfast Fajitas

More Delicious Tex-Mex Recipes

Breakfast Fajitas

Such a tasty Tex-Mex breakfast taco recipe! Tortillas are layered with scrambled eggs, ham, sauteed peppers and onions, cheese, fresh avocado and salsa. So delicious!

Servings: 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 small bell peppers (any color), cored and sliced into strips
  • 1 small yellow onion , halved and sliced into strips
  • 1 cup chopped ham (I used a ham steak)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 8 6- inch flour tortillas , warmed
  • 2 medium avocados , chopped or sliced
  • Salsa , lime wedges, fresh cilantro or hot sauce, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together eggs and milk until well blended and season with salt and pepper, set aside.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions, season with salt and pepper, and saute, tossing occasionally, until tender crisp and slightly charred.

  3. Pour into a bowl, and set aside. Return skillet to heat, reduce burner to medium-low. Pour in remaining 1 Tbsp oil and swirl pan to evenly coat.

  4. Add eggs and cook, stirring and scraping bottom constantly with a turner, until eggs just begin to set.

  5. Push eggs to one side, add ham to opposite side and heat through then toss into eggs. Add cheese and cook until eggs have just set.

  6. To assemble fajitas, layer warm tortillas with egg mixture, top with bell pepper mixture then avocados, and desired toppings. Serve immediately.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: Breakfast Tacos, Fajitas
Author: Jaclyn