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20 Mexican Breakfast Recipes (+ Easy Ideas)

Start your morning off with a kick with these authentic Mexican breakfast recipes!

From quesadillas to breakfast tacos, these dishes will make you jump out of bed!

Homemade Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Egg
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Mexican cooking is one of the most vibrant and flavorful cuisines there is.

Using cheese, eggs, beans, avocados, and sour cream in most recipes makes the dishes sinfully delightful!

Mexican food is also very hearty, so it only makes sense to serve them for breakfast.

One serving of these dishes is enough to get you pumped up in the morning.

It only takes one bite to fall in love with these scrumptious Mexican breakfasts.

This list has it all, from sweet to savory to a combination of both. 

What are you waiting for? Immerse your palate in the wonder that is Mexican cooking!

1. Mexican Breakfast Casserole

This recipe combines eggs, sausage, salsa, cheese, tortilla, corn, and cheese all together in one mind-blowing breakfast dish.

Ultra-rich, meaty, and cheesy, this is Mexican comfort food at its best.

Plus, there’s something magical about the aroma of this dish as it bakes. I wouldn’t mind waking up to this hearty feast every day.

2. Huevos Rancheros

Looking for the richest, heartiest vegetarian meal? Look no further! 

Huevos rancheros is a combination of corn tortillas, fried eggs, and warmed salsa.

It’s the perfect way to start the day. I’m not a vegan, but I would gladly eat this dish all day!

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3. Mexican Breakfast Cups

These grab-and-go breakfast cups are rich, cheesy, and downright delicious. These savory muffins are sure to make even the saddest person smile.

Eggs, bacon, cheese, black beans, avocados, and corn, all in one dish?

Sounds like the ultimate comfort food to me. Biting into it is like getting a giant hug! 

4. Huevos Ahogados

Huevos ahogados is made with poached eggs in a sweet and spicy tomato-jalapeno broth. It’s guaranteed to knock your socks off.

Huevos ahogados literally translates to “drowned eggs,” which is exactly what this dish is.

The poached eggs happily swim in the tomato-jalapeno salsa, giving you a wonderful balance of rich, tangy, and spicy.

5. Mexican Breakfast Hash

Mexican breakfast hash combines the goodness of butternut squash, spinach, jalapenos, chorizo, and baked eggs in one mind-blowing treat. 

Best of all, this insanely tasty dish is Whole30-friendly, gluten-free, paleo, and grain-free!

Rarely do you find a recipe that’s both delectable and good for you, so you’d better bookmark it!!

6. Papas con Chorizo

Papas con Chorizo is a rich and hearty Mexican dish that combines potatoes and chorizo in a corn tortilla.

If you haven’t tried chorizo, you are missing out. It has the most wonderful fatty and savory flavor that you won’t get from any other sausage!

Together with the tender and fluffy potatoes, it creates one heck of a scrumptious treat.

7. Breakfast Quesadillas

This combo of egg, cheese, and meat in a tender tortilla is simply phenomenal. 

What’s great about quesadillas is that you can put whatever Mexican ingredient you want in it or on top of them, and they’ll taste amazing.

You can stick to this recipe, but you can also load it with guacamole, sour cream, and salsa for the ultimate quesadilla!

8. Breakfast Enchiladas

They may be called breakfast enchiladas, but trust me, you won’t have a problem eating these for lunch or dinner.

These enchiladas are made of tender tortillas loaded with ham, vegetables, and cheese finished off with a savory egg mixture.

I mean, how can anyone resist that?

9. Sopapillas

Sopapillas are deep-fried pastry puffs dusted with powdered sugar and drizzled with honey. It’s the perfect excuse to eat breakfast for dessert.

They’re super soft, pillowy, and wonderfully sweet. They’re so good, it’s impossible to stop at one.

Best of all, these guys are a breeze to make! 

10. Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican breakfast that’s composed of tortilla chips loaded with thick green salsa or red enchilada sauce.

The tortilla chips soften as they soak in the sauce, making them wonderfully soft and addictive. 

It doesn’t end there, though. The chips and salsa duo are topped with crumbled cheese, fried eggs, cilantro, and radish. How awesome is that?

11. Breakfast Tacos

These breakfast tacos are fully loaded! They’re so good, you’ll want to eat them every day. And that’s okay because they’re pretty easy to make.

Soft tortillas are stuffed with bacon, eggs, cheese, and hash browns. Each component is already scrumptious by itself. Together, they make one legendary bite.

12. Migas

Migas are made of crisp tortilla strips loaded with black beans, scrambled eggs, peppers, and cheese.

The combination of color, flavor, and texture of this dish will knock your socks off.

Migas are already pretty exceptional on their own. But you can even take things up a notch by topping them with salsa! 

13. Pan Dulce

Pan dulce, or concha, is a traditional Mexican bread that will blow your taste buds away. 

The bread itself is super fluffy, buttery, and addictive. But it doesn’t end there. It also has a crisp and crumbly streusel topping to finish it off.

14. Gorditas de La Villa

Gorditas de la villa is a classic Mexican street food that you’ll fall in love with after one bite. These warm griddle cakes are sweet, soft, and spectacular.

They taste fantastic as they are, but you can also top them with caramel sauce or fruit jam for an even sweeter meal.

15. Breakfast Taquitos

Say hello to breakfast taquitos, made of sausage, eggs, sun-dried tomatoes, avocado slices, and ooey-gooey cheese wrapped in a sweet and tender tortilla.

Ah, breakfast has never tasted this good.

16. Mexican Fruit Salad

Mangoes, pineapple, papaya, and watermelon make up this sweet and refreshing treat!

It’s also served in a hollow pineapple, making it even more appetizing.

Aside from the colorful and flavorful fruit combination, what sets this fruit salad apart is the seasoning.

Chili and lime are a surprising mixture that makes the fruit flavors pop even more.

17. Tres Leches Overnight Oats

If you’re looking for a way to make your kids like oatmeal, look no further.

These overnight oats are soaked in not just one, but three different kinds of milk!

The combination of almond milk, sweetened condensed milk, and evaporated milk make oatmeal taste so heavenly.

The cinnamon, walnuts, and bananas pack it with more flavor, too!

18. Orange Atole

Atole is a hot Mexican beverage made with corn masa harina, water, and piloncillo.

You can flavor atoles in a variety of ways, but this recipe uses orange to make the ultimate comfort drink.

One sip of this thick citrusy drink will warm you right up.

19. Breakfast Burritos

Bacon, sausage, ham, potatoes, and eggs are stuffed in a tortilla wrap for an ultra-loaded burrito.

It’s the perfect breakfast because you can make it ahead of time, refrigerate, and just heat it up in the morning!

You need not wake up extra early just to enjoy the goodness of a breakfast burrito. 

20. Churro Waffles

Can’t decide between churros and waffles? This mash-up combines the goodness of two well-loved treat to make one irresistible breakfast.

Just pour your churros batter into a waffle-maker and you’ll get the most amazing result. Whoever came up with this genius idea deserves an award!

20 Easy Mexican Breakfasts You Don’t Want To Miss

Start your morning off with a kick with these authentic Mexican breakfast recipes! From quesadillas to breakfast tacos, these dishes will make you jump out of bed!


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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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