Tex-Mex Breakfast Tacos

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

For a healthy and flavorful start to the day, scramble up some egg whites and put these tasty tacos together in just 10 minutes.


  • 4 large egg whites

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, such as safflower

  • 2 corn tortillas (6-inch)

  • ¼ cup store-bought salsa

  • ¼ avocado, diced

  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

  • Chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a bowl, whisk together egg whites and 2 tablespoons water; season with salt and pepper. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring with a heatproof rubber spatula, just until set, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Wrap stacked tortillas in a damp paper towel; microwave on high for 10 seconds. Dividing evenly, top one half of each tortilla with eggs, salsa, avocado, and scallions. Sprinkle with lime juice, and if desired, top with cilantro; fold and serve.

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