How to make Migas
10 corn tortillas
1/4 onion diced
1 diced jalapeño
1 diced tomato
I cup shredded cheese (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Cut tortillas into small cubes
Fry tortillas in cooking oil in two batches (while tortillas are frying dice veggies)
Put tortillas aside and cook tomato, onion and jalapeño until they are soft.
Beat eggs with some milk
When veggies are soft add tortillas and mix
Now add eggs and salt and pepper, mix well until cooked
Now top with cheese if you like
Enjoy! This is about 3-4 servings.
My grandmother made this very economical meal to feed a bunch of her grandkids.
YIELDS: 4 | Calories: 250 | Total Fat: 12 grams | Saturated Fat: 4 grams | Cholesterol: 250 milligrams | Sodium: 300 milligrams | Carbohydrates: 20 grams | Fiber: Approximately 3 grams | Sugars: 2 grams | Protein: 12 grams
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I make Migas without using eggs?
Yes, if you prefer a vegan or egg-free version, you can substitute tofu or chickpea flour for the eggs. Tofu can be crumbled and cooked similarly to eggs, while chickpea flour can be mixed with water to create an egg-like consistency.
Is it necessary to use corn tortillas, or can I use flour tortillas instead?
Traditionally, Migas is made with corn tortillas, but you can use flour tortillas if you prefer. Keep in mind that the texture and flavor will vary slightly.
Can I make Migas without using dairy milk?
Yes, if you prefer a dairy-free option, you can use non-dairy milk such as almond milk or soy milk. It will still provide the moisture needed for the eggs.
What other toppings can I add to enhance the flavor of Migas?
Migas can be customized with various toppings and additions.
Some popular choices include diced avocado, salsa, sour cream, chopped cilantro, or a squeeze of lime juice.
How do I store and reheat leftover Migas?
To store leftovers, place them in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3-4 days. When reheating, you can use a microwave or stovetop.
If using the stovetop, add a splash of water or additional milk to prevent the dish from drying out. Heat until warmed through, stirring occasionally.
Can I use stale tortillas for Migas?
Yes, using slightly stale tortillas is actually preferred for Migas. Stale tortillas hold their shape better when fried and can add a nice texture to the dish.
If your tortillas are fresh, you can also leave them out overnight to dry a bit before cutting them into cubes.
How can I make Migas spicier?
If you prefer a spicier flavor, you can adjust the heat level by adding more diced jalapeños or even some crushed red pepper flakes.
You can also leave the jalapeño seeds in for extra heat.
Can I make Migas ahead of time?
While Migas are best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare some components in advance to save time.
You can cut the tortillas into cubes and store them in an airtight container until ready to fry.
You can also dice the onion, jalapeño, and tomato ahead of time and keep them refrigerated until needed.
What can I serve with Migas?
Migas are often served as a breakfast or brunch dish and can be accompanied by various sides.
Some popular options include refried beans, sliced avocado, fresh salsa, sour cream, or a side of fruit. You can also serve Migas with warm tortillas or toast.
Can I make a vegetarian or vegan version of Migas?
Yes, you can easily adapt Migas to a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Omit the eggs and replace them with tofu or chickpea flour mixed with water to create an egg-like consistency.
Additionally, if using cheese, choose a vegan cheese alternative or omit it altogether.