Migas con Huevo or Migajas

Migas is a meatless main dish made by frying torn up tortillas with eggs. They can be served for breakfast or lunch. can be served with refried beans and tortillas.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Keyword migajas, migas con huevo, migas recipe
Servings 2 Servings


  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Cups Dime Sized Tortilla Pieces Can use crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2/3 Cup Chopped Onions
  • 1 ea Jalapeno Chile Stemmed, Seeded, and Chopped
  • 2 ea Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Cheddar Cheese


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Saute the tortilla chips until slightly crisp, 1 to 2 minutes. 
  • Add the tomatoes, onion, and chile, cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the eggs and mix with a spatula, scraping up the eggs as they cook
  • When the eggs are partially set, add the cheddar and cover.
  • Toss a few more times until the cheese melts and serve