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Huevos a La Mexicana (Mexican Style Eggs)

Huevos a la Mexicana or “Mexican style eggs” is a delicious breakfast recipe that’s super easy to make. If you’re looking for more Mexican breakfast ideas you should check out this yummy recipe for huevos con jamon.

Huevos a la Mexicana on a white plate.

This huevos a la Mexicana recipe is one of my husbands favorite meals ever. He could seriously eat this stuff everyday.

We love “a la Mexicana” recipes which are recipes that consist of green chilies, white onion and tomatoes. They’re referred to as “a la Mexicana” because of the colors which represent the Mexican flag.

One of our favorite recipes are papas a la Mexicana.

What ingredients do I need for Mexican style eggs?

This is a very simple recipe that uses common ingredients that you most likely already have on hand such as:

  • Eggs
  • White onion
  • Jalapeño
  • Roma tomatoes
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt

Is it spicy?

Yes, it is spicy because it contains jalapeño. If you don’t want it too spicy I suggest removing the white membrane and seeds from the jalapeño.

How to make huevos a la mexicana

Chop your veggies. Also have your eggs cracked into a bowl and beaten.

chopped vegetables

Heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Then add the onion and jalapeños. Stir often. Cook them until softened. This will take about 5 minutes.

onion and jalapeno in a skillet

Then add the tomatoes and cook for about 3-4 minutes.

onion, jalapeno and tomato in a skillet

Add the eggs. Stir often with a spatula until eggs are set. This will take about 7 minutes. Salt to taste.

making huevos a la Mexicana.

They should look like this when finished.

That’s all there is to it. Pretty easy right?

Make yourself a breakfast taco by spooning the eggs into a warm corn tortilla. Yum!

huevos a la mexicana in a skillet

Looking for more delicious breakfast recipes? Try these:

Huevos a la Mexicana recipe

I truly hope you enjoyed today’s easy recipe for Mexican style eggs and I hope you will give it a try!

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mexican scrambled eggs on a plate
3.34 from 3 votes

Mexican scrambled Eggs

Mexican scrambled eggs are a delicious way to change up your breakfast routine. Serve them with warm corn tortillas.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword huevos a la mexicana, mexican scrambled eggs
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 311 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 5 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno sliced
  • 3 roma tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tbs oil
  • salt to taste


  1. Heat up oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add the onion and jalapeno. Cook for about 5 minutes or until softened.

  3. Add the tomatoes and cook for about 3-4 minutes or until softened.

  4. Add the eggs. Stir them often with a spatula until the eggs are set. This will take about 7 minutes. Salt to taste.

  5. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Mexican scrambled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 409mg136%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 412mg12%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 1444IU29%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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