8 Mexican Breakfast Dishes To Start Your Day

Mexican Breakfast Dishes

If you live in Mexico, you know what a Mexican breakfast table looks like. From Mexican rice and egg burritos to tacos and egg casserole, Mexican cuisine is all about lightness and depth of flavor. If you don’t live in Mexico but are fond of Mexican food, here are some Mexican breakfast dishes to start your day.

Huevos Rancheros

This Mexican dish features a lightly fried tortilla topped with fried eggs and tomato salsa. The salad is prepared with juicy tomatoes, onions, chili, and coriander. This dish is well served with Mexican rice, beans, or guacamole. Outside of Mexico, the dish also includes additions like cream and cheese. Many non-Mexican restaurants use wheat to make tortillas which are topped with eggs and enchilada sauce.  

Easy Mexican Breakfast Dishes
8 Mexican Breakfast Dishes To Start Your Day

Mexican Egg Casserole

Egg casserole is one of the most popular Mexican breakfast dishes. The dish features a cheesy egg bake made with flour, tomatoes, onions, cheese, and light spices. Oregano, hot pepper sauce, and coriander are also added to the egg mixture which is eventually baked and topped with some extra cheese. Add some salsa or sour cream on the casserole to make it taste extremely delicious.

Mexican Rice 

Although Mexican rice makes for an excellent lunch meal, many people love to eat it in the morning. The rice is prepared with sausage, onions, meat, garlic, onions, and peppers. Add beef base along with spices of your choice and cook the rice until tender. Well, Mexican rice also goes well with poached eggs, tortillas, and beans. Don’t forget to eat chocolate brownies at the end of the meal.

Egg Burritos

Egg burrito is basically an egg mixture spread on tortillas and rolled out before serving. The egg mixture is often rolled with salsa, cheese, and beans. To make Mexican-style egg burritos, cook the eggs in a skillet and sprinkle spices on top. Spoon the mixture on tortillas and garnish with green onions, cheese, and cooked bacon. Roll the tortillas into burritos and slice in half before serving.

Mexican Mollete

Have traditional Mexican molletes in breakfast if you have a busy morning. Molletes are basically open-faced sandwiches prepared with Mexican bread called bolillo. The sandwich is filled with beans as well as cheese and baked until crispy. Top the sandwich with Mexican salsa before serving. One of the quickest as well as easiest Mexican breakfast dishes to make!

Enchiladas Suizas

The dish features lightly fried tortillas that are stuffed with chicken and served with a green sauce and topped with cheese. The green sauce is prepared with tomatoes, chilies, onions, cilantro, and garlic. Well, the dish is also topped with a cream mixture which is a blend of heavy cream and Mexican crema. Season the sauces and cream mixture with salt and pepper before pouring them over tortillas.

Tip: You can stuff the tortillas with just chicken or simply sauce depending on your personal preference.


Mexican Breakfast Dishes
8 Mexican Breakfast Dishes To Start Your Day

Known as one of the most popular breakfast dishes in Mexico, chilaquiles are lightly fried corn tortillas topped with red or green salsa and garnished with cream and cheese. Finely chopped onions, avocado slices, and parsley are also added on the top. Well, chilaquiles are not very crispy and not even soggy. It is often served with guacamole, scrambled eggs, and also refried beans. You can also serve chilaquiles with some fried eggs and Mexican rice.

Huevos a la Mexicana

This Mexican dish consists of scrambled eggs made with chili, onions, and tomatoes. Coriander leaves are added on top before serving the dish with refried beans. Add jalapenos if you love spicy food and also don’t forget to season the scrambled eggs with salt.  

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