No need to go overboard for a hearty filling and delicious breakfast. Just a handful of common ingredients, a mug and microwave are all that's needed to make this cheesy Tex Mex Egg Mug. And it can be easily changed and adapted for different tastes or what you have on hand.
Black, pinto or any white beans would all be great. Change the flavor and spice level with different salsas (red, green, pico de Gallo, easy blender salsa, fresh salsa Mexicana, etc.).
How Many Calories and WW Points in these Microwave Tex Mex Eggs?
According to my calculations, each serving has about 200 calories.
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How to Make Tex Mex Egg Mug, Step-by-Steo
Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.
Step 2: Spray a large microwavable mug with nonstick cooking spray. Pour in the liquid egg, onion powder, garlic powder and cumin. Mix together well using a fork.
Step 3: Microwave (affiliate link) on HIGH for 1 minute.
Step 4: Add 2 tablespoons cheese, black beans and jalapeños or chopped green chiles (if using) and stir to combine.
Step 5: Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute, or until eggs are set. If additional time is needed, cook in small increments (15 or 30 seconds) until done.
Step 6: Top with remaining 1 tablespoons cheese, salsa and chopped cilantro (if desired). Enjoy!
Top with your favorite salsa or pico de Gallo. If eating breakfast in a mug isn't your thing, you can easily remove this to a small plate.
Get your ingredients together the night before for an even quicker morning breakfast. Mix together the eggs and spices and store in an airtight container. The beans and jalapeños or chiles can be stored together. In the morning, the only thing you'll need to do is cook and enjoy!
For a fun family weekend breakfast or brunch, gather the ingredients along with different salsas, beans and cheeses, and let everyone make their own!
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Tex Mex Egg Mug
- ¾ cup fat-free-liquid egg substitute
- ⅛ teaspoon onion powder
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
- 3 tablespoons reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend
- 2 tablespoons canned black beans, rinsed
- 1 tablespoon pickled jalapeño slices, chopped (or chopped green chiles)
- 2 tablespoons salsa
- Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
Recipe source: Hungry Girl Magazine (affiliate link), Spring 2018
*Points® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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