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Eggs with Nopales

Eggs with Nopales

AZ Health Zone
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • Oven
  • Small Paper Bag
  • Skillet
  • Stove
  • Mixing Spoon


  • Ingredients
  • 1 medium bell pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh nopales
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 whole eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup reduced fat cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheeses grated
  • ½ cup salsa


  • Directions
  • Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables before preparing them.
  • Place bell pepper in the oven and broil for a few minutes on each side to blacken skin. Place in a small paper bag and fold over the top; let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Rub off skin from the peppers. Cut open, remove seeds, and chop.
  • Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add onions and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until very soft.
  • Stir in bell pepper and nopales and cook for 5 minutes more.
  • Add tomato and chili powder and remove from heat.
  • In a medium bowl, beat egg whites, whole eggs, and salt. Add to skillet; stir and cook for 5 minutes or until eggs are cooked through.
  • Top with cheese and salsa. Serve immediately with warm tortillas.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Calories, 92; Carbohydrate, 7 g; Protein, 10 g; Total Fat, 3 g; Saturated Fat, 1 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 6 mg; Fiber, 2 g; Total Sugars, 53 g; Sodium, 300 mg; Calcium, 89 mg; Folate, 29 mcg; Iron, 13 mg; Percent Calories from Fat, 29%.
Makes 4 servings, 1 cup each.
Keyword Eggs, Nopales, Tortillas

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