Perfect for a brunch for two, this lively breakfast quesadilla recipe combines the comforts of scrambled eggs and cheese with the classic flavors of Mexico. Serve with a side of fresh fruit.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat; stir in onion. Cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add chicken, chicken stock, and
; bring to a simmer. Cook until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and drain, being careful to remove as much liquid as possible, while keeping onions and garlic. Transfer chicken mixture to a plate.
Melt remaining butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Whisk eggs in a small bowl with salt and pepper. Pour into the skillet and add chicken mixture, diced tomatoes and chiles, and cilantro; scramble until eggs are set, about 5 minutes. Add an additional beaten egg, if desired. Remove from the heat and add 1/4 cup cheese, stirring until cheese is melted.
Place 2 tortillas in a separate, large skillet over low heat. Sprinkle part of the remaining cheese on top and let melt. Spoon 1/2 of the chicken-egg mixture onto each tortilla, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and top with remaining tortillas. Flip carefully and cook on the other side for about 1 minute.
Remove from the skillet and place each tortilla on a plate. Slice, garnish with sour cream, guacamole, and hot sauce, and serve.
Per Serving: 699 calories; protein 47.7g; carbohydrates 39.3g; fat 39.4g; cholesterol 498mg; sodium 1600.8mg.
Eat healthy breakfast to continue the day has become a good habit. It’s a great way to start my 24 hours off healthfully. The sugar hit from the fruit wakes me up and bring me energy to make on the morning. Sugar is often vilified as the root of all disease, but fruit is also loaded with fibre, which is great for your digestive system and helps keep you feeling full longer, and less likely grab a side food out of the street food before break .
Making fruit a morning habit is easy . Simply put the sweetness in your fridge next to the milk or on the table next to your grain pan , or beside your coffee maker or tea kettle — about anywhere where you’ll see it. Before you eat the rest of your food , eat your fruit. If you’re not normally a breakfast person.
Giving your body a bit of sugar in the morning is good to kick-start your metabolism for the day and fuel to your brain, which, incidentally, requires a continuous supply of sweetness in the way of process glucose, counting at to around 120g daily. There is also essential evidence to support the idea that a diet high in fibre can lowering your risk of a number of cancers. And of course, you well-being from all the other vitamins and antioxidants in fruit, which keep you strong and healthy.