Say Buenos Dias with These 20 Mexican Breakfast Recipes
Bright, spicy, and often a fun play on textures, Mexican breakfasts are an exciting way to start your day.
It's like the most delicious, saucy nachos you've ever had. Add an egg it's pretty much the perfect brunch dish.
A giant flour tortilla acts as the perfect sponge for the sauce and eggs on top.
Huevos Rancheros with Corn Tortillas
Peppers, tomatoes, cilatnro, and scallions create a flavorful egg dish that can be eaten at the table or taken to go.
Chicken and Green Salsa Tamales
Yup! Tamales can be eaten for breakfast, dinner, or pretty much any time. This is a bit of an intensive recipe so, while you're at it, make a giant batch and keep some in the freezer. There is nothing better than having tamales you can pull out of the freezer and steam whenever you want. Oh, PS, this recipe is courtesy of Oscar De La Hoya!
It takes a little patience to make a frittata but we promise that breakfast will be ready in 30 minutes.
Breakfast Chorizo, Potato, and Egg Tacos
The secret to this dish? Poblano peppers are roasted right on the burner to give the dish a delicious smoky spiciness.
Pepper, Pineapple, and Bean Breakfast Tacos
This is probably the healthiest option here. Sub in Greek yogurt for sour cream and you eliminate almost all the fat while adding satiating protein.
Buttered Crepes with Caramel and Pecans
Introduced in the 19th Centurty (when Mexico had a Belgian empress!), Mexican crepas are a lot sweeter than their French cousins. Try a plate of these instead of pancakes! Rick Bayless, Mexican master chef, shares his recipe.
Mexican Potato Omelet
This Mexican-style take on a frittata makes a perfect item for brunch -- especially if you are serving a crowd. This omelet can be served hot or at room temperature.
Vegetarian Chili Masa Cakes Stacks Recipe
Here is another great recipe for big groups because you can make batches of these at a time. Traditionally used for making burritos, tostadas, and quesadillas, tortillas can also be used to make open-faced wraps with fillings of your choice.
This updated taco bar is a no-cook breakfast. Lay out a platter of seasoned, lime-doused avocado halves and bowls of toppings, and let everyone help themselves.
Mango Wedges with Chili
Fruit salad on the side? Not today! You can also use this recipe with papaya, if you prefer. The natural sugars in the fruit are brightened and get more complex with a sprinkle of salt and chili powder
If you really want to wow the crowd (or yourself) try making the corn tortillas yourself. It's really much easier than you think.
Mexican Corn Cakes
Top with egg, salsa, and guacamole for a hearty, savory morning treat.
Mexican horchata is a refreshing dairy-free drink with a subtle cinnamon flavor. Try the original or make our strawberry or chocolate versions.
Bloody Orange Maria
A Bloody Maria uses tequila instead of vodka. Our twist here turns what normally feels like a meal in a glass into a more refreshing beverage.