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Fiesta Scrambled Eggs
Total : 25 min Prep : 15 min


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1 dry corn tortilla, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the bell pepper and onion. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the bell pepper and the onion have softened slightly. Add the tomatoes and tortilla strips. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the eggs to the pan and scramble, stirring constantly, until eggs are almost set.
  3. Sprinkle with cilantro. May serve with salsa.
Exchange: 1 medium-fat protein, 1 fat, 2 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units: 1
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
3 servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 163      Calories from Fat 87
% Daily Value 
15% Total Fat 10g
62% Cholesterol   186mg
4% Sodium   90mg
4% Total Carbohydrate   11g
12%   Dietary Fiber   3g
0%   Sugars   0g
16% Protein   8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: