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Bacon And Egg Breakfast Taco Recipe

Who doesn’t love a delicious, hearty breakfast to kickstart their day? If you’re a fan of breakfast Tacos, you’re in for a treat. In this article, we’ll take you through the step-by-step process of making a mouthwatering Bacon Egg Breakfast Tacos. This recipe is packed with flavor and can be customized to your liking. Let’s dive right in!

bacon

bacon

The addition of bacon to this breakfast tacos recipe is a game-changer. It infuses the dish with a smoky, salty, and savory element that perfectly complements the eggs. The crispiness of the bacon provides a delightful contrast in texture, and its bold flavor marries well with the other ingredients. The bacon adds that irresistible umami note that makes this taco incredibly enticing and indulgent. It’s the ingredient that takes this breakfast classic to a whole new level of deliciousness.

Colby Jack Cheese

cheese

Cheese is the glue that holds this tacos together, both in terms of taste and structure. Colby Jack cheese, with its mild and creamy profile, provides a gooey, melty goodness that wraps around the other ingredients, creating a harmonious blend of textures and flavors. It also adds a touch of cheesiness that’s impossible to resist. The cheese melds everything inside the tortilla, ensuring that every bite is a perfect combination of cheesy, eggy, and bacony bliss

Street Taco-Sized Tortillas

homemade tortillas

The tortilla serves as the vessel that encapsulates all the delicious fillings. Using street taco-sized tortillas is a practical choice. They are smaller and more manageable, making for a well-proportioned taco that’s easy to handle and eat. The tortilla also contributes a mild, slightly nutty flavor, offering a neutral background that allows the other ingredients to shine. Its pliable nature ensures that you can wrap up the Tortilla without it falling apart. If you want to really go the extra mile you can make your own tortillas using this Tortilla recipe.

Sriracha Mayo

Last but certainly not least, Sriracha mayo is the flavor booster that adds a zesty kick to this breakfast taco. The combination of Sriracha’s spicy tang and the creamy richness of mayo elevates the overall taste, creating a delightful contrast to the richness of the eggs and crispy bacon. It’s the condiment that adds a layer of complexity to each bite, making the taco exciting and memorable. Sriracha mayo is the finishing touch that leaves a lingering, delightful heat on your palate, making you savor each and every bite of this scrumptious breakfast treat.

Breakfast taco

Servings 

1

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Calories

290

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Total Time 15 Minutes

*Please note that the nutritional information provided is an estimate only and may vary depending on the ingredients used. Calories listed are per serving.*

Ingredients

  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Slice Bacon
  • Colby Jack Cheese
  • Sriracha Mayo
  • 1 Street Taco Sized Tortilla
  • Salt, Pepper, Cayenne Pepper to Taste

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Directions

Step 01

Cut bacon into bite size pieces. In a skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until it’s crispy. Once done, place it on a paper towel to remove excess grease. Reserve some of the bacon fat to cook with the egg.

Step 02

In the same skillet, using a small amount of the bacon grease, pour in your egg mixture and scramble your eggs. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper for added flavor.

Step 03

Lay out a tortilla and add your scrambled eggs, sriracha mayo, cheese, and bacon. 

 

Step 04

Serve and Enjoy!

Notes

  • Customization is Key: Don’t be afraid to experiment with the fillings. Add breakfast sausage or veggies like bell peppers, onions, or even avocado for a twist.

  • Warm the Tortilla: Briefly heat the tortilla in a dry skillet. This softens it and prevents it from tearing.

  • Balancing Flavors: The Sriracha mayo adds a kick, but adjust the amount to your spice preference. You can also try other sauces like salsa or ketchup.

  • Make Your Tortillas: If you want a truly amazing experience make your own tortillas using this Tortilla Recipe.

FAQ

What other ingredients can I add to customize my breakfast tacos?

Breakfast tacos are incredibly versatile. You can get creative with additional ingredients to suit your taste. Try adding diced bell peppers, onions, sautéed mushrooms, avocado slices, or fresh herbs like cilantro. Experiment with different types of cheese, from cheddar to pepper jack, and explore alternative condiments like salsa, ketchup, or guacamole to create your unique egg taco.

How can I prevent my breakfast tacos from falling apart when assembling them?

To keep your breakfast tacos intact, it’s essential not to overfill them. Leave some space around the edges for easier assembly. If your tortillas are on the stiffer side, briefly warm them in a dry skillet or microwave to make them more pliable. Folding in the sides of the tortilla before adding the fillings will help create a well-contained and delicious breakfast taco.

Can I use different types of tortillas for this recipe?

Absolutely! You have the freedom to choose from various tortilla options based on your preferences. While small flour tortillas are a classic choice, you can opt for larger ones if you prefer bigger tacos. Whole wheat or corn tortillas can add different textures and flavors. You can also use crunchy taco shells if you want to add more crunch. Pick the tortilla that suits your taste and appetite best.

Are there vegetarian or vegan alternatives for this recipe?

Of course! To make vegetarian breakfast tacos, simply omit meat products and substitute them with ingredients like sautéed vegetables, beans, or vegetarian sausages for a savory element. For a vegan version, replace eggs with tofu scramble and opt for dairy-free cheese or omit it. The world of plant-based ingredients offers plenty of options to create delicious vegetarian and vegan breakfast tacos.

bacon and egg breakfast taco

Bacon And Egg Breakfast Taco Recipe

David
Who doesn't love a delicious, hearty breakfast to kickstart their day? If you're a fan of breakfast tacos, you're in for a treat. In this article, we'll take you through the step-by-step process of making a mouthwatering Bacon Egg Breakfast Taco. This recipe is packed with flavor and can be customized to your liking. Let's dive right in!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1
Calories 290 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Slice Bacon
  • 2 Tbsp Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
  • 1 Tortilla I used a street taco sized tortilla
  • Sriracha Mayo or hot sauce of choice
  • Salt, Pepper, & Cayenne Pepper to Taste Leave out the cayenne if you don't like heat

Instructions
 

  • Cut bacon into bite size pieces. In a skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until it's crispy. Once done, place it on a paper towel to remove excess grease. Reserve some of the bacon fat to cook with the egg.
    bacon
  • In the same skillet, using a small amount of the bacon grease, scramble your eggs. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper for added flavor.
  • Lay out a tortilla and add your egg, sriracha mayo, cheese, and bacon. 
    bacon and egg breakfast taco
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Notes

  • Customization is Key: Don't be afraid to experiment with the fillings. Add veggies like bell peppers, onions, or even avocado for a twist.
  • Warm the Tortilla: Briefly heat the tortilla in a dry skillet. This softens it and prevents it from tearing.
  • Balancing Flavors: The Sriracha mayo adds a kick, but adjust the amount to your spice preference. You can also try other sauces like salsa or ketchup.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 290kcal
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