Quick Breakfast Taco

Quick Breakfast Taco

A smaller cousin of the breakfast burrito, the breakfast taco made with reduced-fat Cheddar and egg substitute is a satisfying and healthy breakfast option.

From EatingWell: May/June 2008, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Diet (2007)
Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 2 corn tortillas
  2. 1 tablespoon salsa
  3. 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  4. 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute, such as Egg Beaters

Preparation

  1. Top tortillas with salsa and cheese. Heat in the microwave until the cheese is melted, about 30 seconds.
  2. Meanwhile coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat, add egg substitute and cook, stirring, until the eggs are cooked through, about 90 seconds. Divide the scrambled egg between the tacos.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 153 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 0 g fiber; 453 mg sodium; 207 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 very lean meat