Healthy Mexican-Inspired Microwave Egg Scramble Recipe

May 7 2024
Make your breakfast… fast! This Mexican-inspired egg scramble recipe takes just five minutes from start to finish, thanks to the microwave. So tasty, so easy. Bookmark it for a zesty morning meal!

Hungry Girl Healthy To the Mex Egg Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 201 calories, 4.5g total fat (2.5g sat. fat), 760mg sodium, 11g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 26.5g protein

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Total: 5 minutes


3/4 cup (about 6 large) egg whites or liquid egg substitute

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

1/8 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. ground cumin

3 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese, divided

2 tbsp. canned black beans, drained and rinsed

1 tbsp. jarred jalapeño slices, drained and chopped

2 tbsp. salsa

Optional topping: fresh cilantro


Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add egg whites/substitute, onion powder, garlic powder, and cumin. Mix well.

Microwave for 1 minute. Stir in 2 tbsp. cheese, beans, and chopped jalapeño. Microwave for 1 more minute, or until set.

Top with remaining 1 tbsp. cheese, followed by salsa.


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