Migas with Black Beans

Migas with Black Beans


  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup liquid egg whites
  • ½ can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced fat cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, egg whites, and salt and pepper. Set the bowl aside
  2. Microwave the corn tortillas in a microwave in 30 second increments until they are crispy. Chop them into squares and keep ready.
  3. Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a skillet and cook the onions and peppers until they start to get tender, about 7-9 minutes. Add the tomatoes, black beans, cumin, and chili powder, mixing and cooking for another 2-3 minutes. Add the chopped tortillas and mix well.
  4. Stir in the egg mixture and cook till they reach the desired consistency.
  5. Stir in the cheese and chopped cilantro at the very end and serve hot.

Makes about 2 servings.