Easy Avocado Breakfast Tacos

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An incredible alternative to avocado toast.

Easy Avocado Breakfast Tacos

The avocado toast trend appears to be sticking it out for the long haul, and we’re not too surprised. After all, avocado toast is delicious! That said, even tasty avocado toast can get monotonous if eaten too often. Instead of getting bored with your morning meal, try switching it up with these easy Avocado Breakfast Tacos! 

The star of the show is still avocado, but this taco recipe delivers more protein and fewer carbs. This budget-friendly recipe requires just five simple ingredients and about 20 minutes. There’s nothing better than a quick, affordable, and absolutely scrumptious breakfast!

Tasty Tacos that are Highly-NutritiousAn easy and nutritious breakfast any day of the week!

When it comes to healthy meal plans, eating several small meals per day has proven beneficial for many people. For those of us who enjoy this way of eating, it’s best to stick with meals containing between 200 and 300 calories per serving. 

Our Avocado Breakfast Tacos comes in at 266 calories per serving. In addition to being a low-calorie breakfast, these tacos also offer 10 grams of protein and a healthy dose of “good fats” from the olive oil, egg, and avocado. This breakfast option is also low-sugar, containing just one gram per serving, and high-fiber, with a hefty seven grams per serving!

Egg-cellent Eggs!

There are so many excellent reasons to love eggs. For starters, they’re easy to prepare, affordable, and incredibly versatile. Of course, their nutritional profile is worth mentioning, too. Eggs are a complete protein, meaning they are a food that includes all nine essential amino acids that are vital to the human diet. Furthermore, eggs are also rich in vitamin B12 to keep your nerves and blood cells healthy, and vitamin D, which supports bone health!

Avocado Obsessed (for Good Reason)

It’s fresh, almost-buttery flavored, and contains a rich, creamy texture. All these qualities make this fruit (yes, avocado is a fruit) one of our favorite ingredients ever! Avocado is a terrific source of fiber and unsaturated, heart-healthy fats, which keep our body fueled and appetite under control for hours. Folic acid is also found in avocados, which is vital for red blood cell and energy production. 

Related: How To Ripen Avocados Quickly

Alternative Toppings to Make this Breakfast Your Own

These simple breakfast tacos are perfect for busy mornings.

While all you need are the five ingredients listed, we want you to feel free to make this recipe your own. Feel free to swap  out some of the standard ingredients, or add in your own favorites!

  • Not a fan of cilantro? Try red pepper flakes, thyme, tarragon, or chives, instead.
  • For extra flavor, salsa would make a fantastic addition to these tacos.
  • Add other toppings, like diced tomatoes, mushrooms, red onion, turkey bacon crumbles, shredded cheese, and more.

If you’re not gluten-intolerant and you plan on adding extra ingredients to these easy Avocado Breakfast Tacos, you may want to consider swapping corn tortillas for flour tortillas. They’re generally a bit sturdier and can hold up to the added ingredients.

Be sure to let us know what toppings you’re going to try in the comment section below!

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Easy Avocado Breakfast Tacos

Upgrade your morning avocado toast with our delicious avocado breakfast tacos! Start each morning with a fiesta!
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 2 tacos
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Tex-Mex

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 8 corn tortillas warmed or lightly toasted
  • 1 avocado pit and peel removed, diced into medium chunks
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro fresh, roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet, once hot add the eggs and scramble.
  • Once scrambled, lay the tortillas on a flat surface and spoon the scrambled eggs into the middle of each tortilla. Divide the eggs evenly between each.
  • Top the eggs with the avocado and cilantro. If desired, these avocado breakfast tacos can also be topped with your favorite salsa or vegetables.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2tacos | Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 401mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 324IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Diabetic-Friendly, Vegetarian

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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  1. These are great! I have to be gluten free and I’m always looking for easy but nutritious breakfasts. Thank you!

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