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    The 25 BEST Mexican Breakfast Ideas

    This collection of easy Mexican Breakfast Ideas includes 25 great recipes to start your day, South of the Border style!

    Here you’ll find famous classics like migas and huevos rancheros, as well as some unique regional recipes you’ve probably never heard of.

    There’s a huge variety here, including both sweet and savory flavors, so there’s something to satisfy everyone.

    Cook your way through all of these great Mexican breakfast recipes, you’re gonna love them!

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    Mexican Breakfast Ideas:

    1. Breakfast Tacos

    Let’s start our list of The Best Mexican Breakfast Ideas with these delicious Breakfast Tacos. This fun and easy dish, filled with eggs, chorizo and cheese, will make breakfast a breeze to fix.

    Your kids will look forward to Taco Tuesday with this on the breakfast menu!

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    2. Migas

    Try this Mexican breakfast dish, Migas, which is made with fried strips of corn tortillas and eggs. Add some spices and you have hearty, delicious meal.

    Serve with some fresh fruit for a super healthy meal.

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    3. Huevos Rancheros

    Surprise your family with these excellent Huevos Rancheros for breakfast. This extremely easy recipe is made with corn tortillas, fried egg, ranchera salsa, beans, avocado, cheese and salsa.

    Start your day out with this yummy meal!

    Get the Recipe @ modernhoney

    4. Mexican Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls 

    Ready for a sweet breakfast treat? Try these yummy Mexican Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls filled with cocoa powder, brown sugar, cinnamon, and sliced almonds.

    Serve with a steaming cup of coffee for a delicious start to your day.

    Get the Recipe @ isabeleats

    5. Papas Con Huevos

    Papas Con Huevos is a really easy Mexican breakfast recipe. Made with scrambled eggs, crispy potatoes and other veggies this dish is a winner!

    Serve them with tortillas and enjoy a filling and delicious dish!

    Get the Recipe @ muydelish

    6. Mexican Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal 

    Do you like oatmeal? Try this budget friendly dish, Mexican Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal, for a hearty breakfast. It’s full of warm, satisfying flavor that will keep you full all morning!

    Add some raisins and nuts for extra flavor. It’s one of our favorite Mexican breakfast ideas.


    Get the Recipe @ muybuenocookbook

    7. Mexican Style Breakfast Hash

    Give your hash a Mexican twist with this ultimate Mexican Style Breakfast Hash! This flavorful and filling dish is a great recipe to make ahead of time.

    Make a double batch and you’ll have a stress free extra meal!

    Get the Recipe @ themothercooker

    8. Mexican Breakfast Casserole

    Mexican Breakfast Casserole will perk up any dull morning! It’s a super delicious twist of Mexican flavors that will will become a new breakfast favorite.

    Serve this tasty dish for breakfast, brunch or even dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    9. Mantecadas (Mexican Muffins)

    Try Mantecadas, popular Mexican Muffins that you can make at home! These moist, soft muffins are super easy to make and delicious every time.

    It’s an amazing way to start your day with tasty muffins and your favorite coffee…

    Get the Recipe @ muydelish

    10.  Chorizo and Eggs

    Quickly whip up your morning breakfast with this fantastic Chorizo and Eggs recipe! This effortless recipe is an authentic Mexican breakfast dish that you will want to cook again and again.

    It’s a great way to start your day!

    Get the Recipe @ thenovicechefblog

    11. Breakfast Burritos

    No more excuses for skipping breakfast with this Breakfast Burritos recipe! These burritos are loaded with tater tots, eggs, beans, and cheese, making them super delicious.

    Make extra, as they are freezer friendly and will make busy mornings easy.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    12. Molletes

    Another easy traditional Mexican breakfast recipe that you will enjoy is Molletes. These are simply open-faced sandwiches that are made with refried beans, pico de gallo, and gooey melted cheese.

    They’ll be one of your go-to Mexican breakfast ideas!

    Get the Recipe @ inmamamaggieskitchen

    13. Chilaquiles

    Chilaquiles is another favorite Mexican breakfast dish. This straightforward recipe has crispy corn tortillas, red chili sauce, sunny-side-up eggs, and lots of cheese.

    This is another dish that will work just as well for lunch or dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ isabeleats

    14. Huevos Ahogados – Drowned eggs in red sauce

    Huevos Ahogados is a classic Mexican dish that you should try. In this recipe, the red sauce is the star of the dish.

    Poach your eggs in this perfect sauce and your breakfast is ready to serve.

    Get the Recipe @ maricruzavalos

    15. Churro Waffles

    Are you a fan of waffles? Then you will love this recipe! Churro waffles are made with a homemade batter that delivers the most addictive waffles.

    Serve them at breakfast with maple syrup and fresh fruit, or as a dessert with ice cream.

    What are you waiting for?

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandcups

    16. Papas con Chorizo

    Papas Con Chorizo is yet another classic Mexican breakfast dish that will win your heart! It’s made with Mexican chorizo, potatoes and onions pan-fried and served with fresh tortilla and cilantro.

    Get ready to enjoy this simple and delicious new Mexican dish.

    Get the Recipe @ isabeleats

    17. Breakfast Quesadilla

    Are you searching for brunch recipes that are easy to make? These Breakfast Quesadillas are loaded with bacon, scrambled eggs, cheese, and pico de Gallo.

    They are super delicious and will be an instant family favorite. Another hit Mexican Breakfast Idea!

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    18. Breakfast Taquitos

    Have you made taquitos for breakfast yet? Breakfast Taquitos are rolled-up small tortillas filled with eggs, sausages, peppers, and cheese, baked to crispy perfection!

    Your kids will love to help with this fun dish.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    19. Mexican Omelette

    Give a delicious twist to your morning routine with this Mexican Omelette! Loaded with fresh ingredients and protein packed eggs, this omelette will kick start your day.

    So easy, yet so good!

    Get the Recipe @ greedygourmet

    20. Breakfast Enchiladas

    Treat yourself to Breakfast Enchiladas, and begin your morning on a happy note! Filled with eggs, sausage and salsa, this is the ultimate comfort breakfast.

    A must try recipe for enchiladas lovers!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    21. Tex-Mex Egg Muffin Cups 

    These Tex-Mex Egg Muffins Cups are jam-packed with healthy ingredients and taste out of this-world! This breakfast on-the-go meal is a healthy, protein rich dish that your family will love.

    A to-go cup of coffee, juice or milk a, they’re out the door!

    Get the Recipe @ lexiscleankitchen

    22. Breakfast Gorditas

    Thanks to this easy recipe you can start your day at home with Breakfast Gorditas. Filled with hearty and delicious flavors, your family and friends will ask for them again.

    Make extras for the freezer, and you’ll have stress free meals anytime!

    Get the Recipe @ inmamamaggieskitchen

    23. Gorditas de Azucar

    Are you craving something sweet, unique and delicious? Try this Mexican delicacy called Gorditas de Azucar. These sweet cinnamon and vanilla griddle cakes taste great with dulce de leche!

    Add your favorite topping, and enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ muybuenocookbook

     24. Breakfast Tostadas 

    Breakfast Tostadas are a delicious treat that everyone will love. This crispy tortilla it’s loaded with seasoned refried beans, zesty pico de gallo, and your choice of eggs.

    Add cheese or your favorite topping for a yummy breakfast!

    Get the Recipe @ peasandcrayons

    25. Mexican Breakfast Frittata 

    We’re ending the list of Best Mexican Breakfast Ideas with a fabulous frittata. This festive dish is loaded with eggs, corn, tomatoes and jalapenos. Top with chopped cilantro and sliced avocadoes for a colorful dish.

    Mexican Breakfast Frittata would make a perfect breakfast for Cinco de Mayo, or any holiday!

    Get the Recipe @ feedmephoebe

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    25 BEST Mexican Breakfast Ideas

    This collection of easy Mexican Breakfast Ideas includes 25 great recipes to start your day, South of the Border style! We love these easy tacos:


    • 12 corn tortillas
    • 1 tbsp oil or butter
    • 6 large eggs
    • pinch of salt
    • 8oz chorizo sausage
    • feta cheese, for garnish
    • chopped tomato, for garnish
    • chopped onion, for garnish
    • chopped cilantro, for garnish


    1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Cook tortillas a few seconds per side, till they get warm with a few brown highlights around the edges. Transfer to a plate and cover with a towel to keep warm.
    2. Reduce heat to medium. Add the chorizo and crumble with a wooden spoon or spatula. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through.
    3. Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel. Add oil or butter, then pour in whisked eggs and scramble continuously in a circular motion, ensuring they do not stick to the bottom of the pan (secret for soft eggs). When eggs are cooked through, but still soft and slightly moist, remove from heat.
    4. Divide the tortillas into six double stacks. Equally divide eggs and chorizo among tacos. Top with cheese, tomatoes, onion and cilantro.

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