This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with the American Egg Board and #WeAllGrow Latina Network
My sons are picky eaters, and I struggled for years trying to find foods they liked and would actually eat without a fuss. It was a bit of a godsend the day I realized that not only do they like the protein powerhouses more commonly referred to as eggs, but they both liked them. And they would eat them scrambled, hardboiled, or sunny side up… any way they could get them!
October 14 is World Egg Day
On World Egg Day we celebrate this most egg-celent food, and in honor of eggs we are sharing our recreation of a delicious, Latin-inspired recipe from the American Egg Board: Black Bean Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos. It combines delicious flavors with the nutritional benefits of a staple of many culture’s diets.
Black Bean Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos
1 tsp corn oil
1/2 small green onion, chopped
1 can black beans, cooked
3/4 cup salsa
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tbs fresh lime juice
1 tbs butter
4 large eggs
1/2 cup guacamole
4 small tortillas
Shredded cheese of choice (Mexican blend is a great choice)
1. Heat corn oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook onions in skillet for 2 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and add in beans, salsa, and cumin. Stir together for 3 minutes or until warmed through. Remove from heat, stir in lime juice and cover to keep warm.
2. Heat butter in skillet over medium heat until just melted. In the meantime, whisk four eggs together in a bowl, then pour eggs into skillet. As they set, gently pull eggs across skillet from one side to other and let uncooked egg batter spill in to cook. Repeat until no visible liquid egg remains (one or two more times), without overcooking, so eggs are fluffy and look appealing.
3. Fill tortillas with two tablespoons of guacamole, topped with 1/4 cup black bean mix. Evenly spread scrambled eggs across the four tortillas, then top with cheese and cilantro.
4. Serve and enjoy!
Eggs are a powerhouse food!
Eggs are a staple in the diet of many cultures, and considering that a large egg contains 6 grams of high quality protein and nine essential amino acids, while also being one of the least expensive sources of protein, it’s no surprise! Eggs are versatile, eaten on their own, or in an omelette with other foods, an ingredient in desserts, tossed into salads, mixed into condiments, and much more.
Soufflés are one of my own favorite ways to enjoy eggs, so on October 14th, I plan to create an entire day’s feast with eggs for every meal- starting with our Black Bean Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos and ending the day with a yummy chocolate soufflé ♥︎ Visit incredibleegg.org for more delicious and nutritious egg recipes!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of National Egg Board. The opinions and text are all mine.