Tex-Mex Breakfast Hash

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This budget-friendly breakfast is full of flavor!

What’s better than an easy breakfast that’s full of savory flavors? An easy breakfast that also requires very little clean-up! Our Tex-Mex breakfast hash is a single skillet, all-in-one breakfast option that’s loaded with delightful Southwest flavor and nutritious ingredients. And because it takes just 30 minutes to make, it’s perfect for any day of the week!

Save your Waistline and Your Wallet

You will want to dive right in to this scrumptious, budget-friendly meal!

Getting out of bed can be difficult. It becomes dramatically easier when you have a yummy morning meal to look forward to! The wonderful combination of tastes and textures in our Tex-Mex breakfast hash is enough reason to give it a shot, but this recipe can also save you from consuming excess calories and spending too much money.

Picking up a breakfast sandwich from your local coffee shop every morning can not only be detrimental to your waistline, but it can have an impact on your wallet as well. One serving of this budget-friendly breakfast is only 380 calories, providing you with 15 grams of protein, a hefty dose of energy-boosting fats, and even 13 grams of appetite-suppressing fiber! 

The ingredients are all affordable, and you probably already have several of them in your kitchen. Plus, this skillet recipe makes four servings, so you may be able to get multiple breakfasts out of a single recipe! 

How to Make Our Easy Tex-Mex Breakfast Hash

Dig into this Tex-Mex breakfast hash on any day of the week!

Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add your chopped yellow onion and cook for about three minutes. Next, add the diced sweet potatoes to the skillet and cook for another eight minutes or so. Add the diced red bell pepper to the skillet and cook the mixture until all of the veggies have started to brown. 

After you’ve drained and rinsed your black beans, add them to the skillet. This is only to warm them up and combine them with the onion, sweet potato, and bell pepper. You only need to cook this mixture for an additional minute. 

Divide the breakfast hash mixture evenly among your serving bowls and fry the eggs in the same pan. Add an egg to each bowl and sprinkle the dish with shredded cheese. Finish off the bowls by adding a slice or two of avocado and two tablespoons of salsa. 

Now we do want to note that you can technically prepare the hash ahead of time and reheat it in the pan or microwave before frying your eggs. That’s a great way to speed this breakfast up on a busy weekday morning! 

Are You Making this Hash for Brunch?

If you’re planning to make this breakfast hash as part of a brunch spread, you’re going to need more recipes! We have plenty more where this came from. Try any of these breakfast recipes to accompany this Tex-Mex dish:

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Tex-Mex Breakfast Hash

A healthy and delicious one-skillet breakfast for the whole family!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 2 cups
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Tex-Mex

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes large, diced into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 15 ounces black beans canned, drained and rinsed
  • 4 eggs large
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 avocado sliced

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet or pan over medium-high heat
  • Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Pour in sweet potato and saute for about 8 minutes or until softened
  • Add bell pepper and cook for another 4 minutes or until softened and veggies have begun to brown
  • Toss in black beans just to warm, 30 seconds to 1 minute
  • Remove the hash mixture and crack the eggs into the pan
  • Fry eggs to your desired doneness
  • Divide hash evenly, then top with an egg and sprinkle with cheese
  • Serve with avocado and salsa and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 648mg | Potassium: 1077mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 17477IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 3mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12
Keywords Gluten-Free

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Kelsey Butler, MS, RDN

Kelsey Butler is a Registered Dietitian and recipe developer. From a young age, Kelsey found a love for creating delicious recipes. Now, with a Master's in Nutritional Sciences, Kelsey uses her culinary skills to create healthy and unique recipes for many different diets. She is passionate about creating a healthy relationship with all foods and recipes that everyone can enjoy. Kelsey has a passion for cooking, but she also enjoys the outdoors, staying active, and traveling. She is currently living with her partner in New Zealand.

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