because what is life without good food?

Crunchy Beef, Bean and Egg Breakfast Tacos

Crunchy Beef, Bean, & Egg Breakfast Taco

This is no ordinary taco … Do you see what’s inside there? I tried to get up really close and personal, but I know it’s still a little hard to tell … okay, yeah, I know the name of this post kinda gave it away … there are eggs in that taco! Oh I put taco meat in there, too, and refried beans, and cheese … ooh can’t forget the cheese. Yes, salsa too, and peppers and onions. And even though it’s for breakfast, I added the lettuce and cilantro. I would’ve added tomatoes too if I had had some readily available, but then again, there are tomatoes in the salsa.

Crunchy Beef, Bean, & Egg Breakfast Tacos

  • Taco shells
  • 1 egg (or more depending on how many tacos you want to make … 1 egg makes about 2 tacos), beaten, sprinkled with Red Robin Seasoning (or just salt & pepper)
  • Taco meat (I use a seasoning mix to make my taco meat … but I don’t actually use beef, I use ground venison. It’s leaner and tastier and you don’t have to wonder whether it was free range or grass fed …)
  • Refried beans (canned or make your own, whatever … most of the time I try to make my own, but sometimes I use the canned kind)
  • Sharp cheddar and/or other shredded Mexican cheese
  • Chopped onion & bell pepper (or use a hotter pepper like jalapeno if you prefer!)
  • Your favorite salsa
  • Chopped lettuce and cilantro and tomato (if desired)


  1. Heat the taco shells in the oven till they’re crispy. Heat the refried beans in a pan or in the microwave.
  2. Add a couple tablespoons of taco meat per egg to the beaten egg. Heat a sautee pan over medium heat and add the onions and peppers and sautee briefly to soften the onions a bit.
  3. Pour the egg and meat mixture over the onions and peppers and then top with shredded cheese. Lower the heat to medium low and scooch the egg mixture around in the pan, sort of scrambling it a bit, but leaving the cheese on top. Cook until the cheese is melted and the egg is done.
  4. For each taco, spread one side of the crisp taco shell with refried beans, then add the egg mixture. Top with salsa and lettuce.

Crunchy Beef, Bean, & Egg Breakfast Taco

This recipe was shared at Totally Tasty TuesdaysNewlyweds Recipe LinkyTastetastic ThursdaysMidweek Fiesta and It’s a Keeper Thursdays.

3 responses

  1. egg me on

    Breakfast tacos?? I really love this. And I wish I had this for breakfast every day.

    February 14, 2012 at 10:37 am

  2. Tacos for breakfast? I always have burritos! Something new! I love it!

    February 14, 2012 at 6:10 pm

  3. My hubby would go nuts for this. Seriously inspired recipe.

    February 15, 2012 at 10:09 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 565 other followers