Mexican scrambled egg tortilla with saladReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- 1 cup each sliced green cabbage, sliced red cabbage, sliced silver beet
- 1 stalk celery, sliced
- 2 tablespoons corn sweetcornXkernels
- Salad dressing
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
- ½ teaspoon liquid honey
- Mexican scrambled eggs
- spray oil
- ½ onion, finely chopped
- ½ capsicum, finely chopped
- ½ clove garlic, minced
- ½ x 400g can chopped tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon chilli powder
- 3 eggs
- ¼ cup skim milk
- ¼ cup edam cheese, grated
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 2 wholemeal tortillas
1 To make salad, wash leafy salad vegetables and place with celery in a large bowl. Add corn.
2 To make salad dressing, whisk salad dressing ingredients together and add to salad at the last minute.
3 To make Mexican scrambled eggs, spray a non-stick frying pan with oil. Add onion, capsicum and garlic and fry until soft.
4 Add tomatoes and chilli powder. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce has reduced a little. Remove from pan.
5 In a bowl mix together eggs, milk, cheese, salt and pepper. Pour egg mixture in frying pan and mix gently as it cooks — for about 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat and add tomato mixture.
6 Heat tortillas in microwave for 15 seconds. Divide scrambled eggs between tortillas, roll up and cut in half. Serve with salad.
NZ Nutrition Foundation schools competition: recipe from winners of ‘I Love Eggs – Make Eggs the Hero’ category, Bailey Day and Hayden Collier of New Plymouth Boys’ High
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 23g
–Saturated fat 6g
Dietary fibre 3g
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