Breakfast burritos (well, tacos) for fun and profit

I didn’t really profit in a monetary sense (though I did in a delicious sense), but who says titles need to make sense? I certainly don’t. ┬áIs there a more perfect food? I think probably not. It has all of the delicious things: potatoes, eggs, cheese, and you can eat it all right when you wake up. Or for any meal. Who says eggs can only be breakfast? Let’s ditch that notion along with the one where titles have to make sense.

I’m rambling and giddy because I have 3 boxes of Girl Scout cookies. More on that later.

Get in my mouth.
Get in my mouth.


Breakfast Burritos That Are Actually Tacos
Makes 2 large tacos. For 1 large appetite.

2 or 3 mid-size new potatoes
2 eggs
2 tortillas (corn or small/medium flour)
Handful of shredded cheese (I used cheddar)
1/2 avocado
Handful of cilantro
Salsa (any type, optional)

Action shot. There are way too many potatoes, so I just ate the rest after.
Action shot. There are way too many potatoes, so I just ate the rest after.

Look, guys. This is really easy. It’s not even really a recipe.

Slice potatoes into small cubes. Pan fry until they are crispy/done. (Sometimes they are a little sticky. I find that if I just resist the urge to move them around too much, they stick to the pan much less. I think I got this tip from Mark Bittman, but I can’t find the original source.) Season with salt and pepper.

Also pan fry the 2 eggs. I just scoot the potatoes over and use the same pan. Because it’s the morning, and who has the patience to do more dishes before eating?

Lay the tortillas on top of the hot potatoes (har) / eggs or on the pan, if there’s still room, to warm them while you prepare the rest. (I’m lazy but I also don’t like cold tortillas. What can I say.)

Slice the avocado, chop up cilantro, and shred the cheese.

Assemble! Tortilla, then potato and eggs, then cheese, then avocado and cilantro. Top with salsa. Yum.

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