Cheesy Meaty Baked Breakfast Taquitos

This is a fun and filling way to turn ordinary breakfast into a Mexican treat. Complete this cheesy, meaty baked taquitos recipe with a side of hot sauce. 

Ingredients

Serves1
4 oz.

Chicken tenders, from the deli, diced

1 Tbsp.

Light olive oil

1 cup

Green and red bell peppers, diced

1 can

Fire roasted tomatoes, 14.5 oz.

1 can

Diced tomatoes, 15.0 oz.

1 cup

White onion, diced

1 Tbsp.

Jalapeno pepper, seeded, minced

1 Tbsp.

Fresh basil, minced

Add

Salt and pepper

2 - 6 in.

Corn or flour tortillas

1/8 cup

Mexican cheese blend, shredded

1

Egg, scrambled

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate.

  2. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, cook 5 to 6 minutes or until browned. Add the green and red bell peppers. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until the peppers are tender. Keep warm.

  3. Scramble the egg and keep warm.

  4. To assemble taquitos, place two warm tortillas on a clean work surface. Place 1 Tbsp. of shredded cheese blend over the surface of each tortilla. Place 2 Tbsp. of sausage and pepper blend down the center of each tortilla. Top each with half of the scrambled egg.

  5. Roll each tortilla up (with both ends open). Place the stuffed tortillas on a lightly greased sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with salsa on the side.

    Serving suggestion: Serve extra salsa with tortilla chips.