Skillet Eggs with Nopalitos
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American Camp Cooking
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Serves: 2 servings
It doesn’t get much easier than this for an authentic desert breakfast. And the nopales help stretch things if you’re running low on eggs.
  • ⅔ cup nopalitos – drained, rinsed, and laid on paper towel to dry a bit
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbs. milk
  • 2 Tbs. green onions – chopped
  • 1 tsp. cooking oil (bacon grease if you have it)
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Place cast iron skillet over medium heat and allow to come up to temperature.
  2. Beat eggs with milk in separate bowl and set aside.
  3. Add the cooking oil to skillet and carefully swirl to cover cooking surface.
  4. Add green onions and sauté for about a minute.
  5. Add drained and dried nopalitos. Cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add egg mixture and cook until tender – stirring as you would for regular scrambled eggs.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with warm tortillas and refried beans.
  8. Season with hot sauce as desired.
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