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These breakfast enfrijoladas are so easy to make. They're corn tortillas covered in a delicious bean sauce and filled with scrambled eggs. Enjoy this yummy Mexican breakfast!

Breakfast Enfrijoladas with Scrambled Eggs

delicious breakfast enfrijoladas

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword breakfast enfrijoladas, enfrijoladas with scrambled eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 397 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 2 cups dried pinto beans rinsed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 morita peppers
  • 2 tbsp bacon grease
  • 1/2 of small white onion chopped
  • 7 cups of water or more if needed
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 6 eggs beaten and scrambled


  1. In a large pot bring beans, bay leaves, garlic and water to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cover.
  3. Simmer for about 3 hours or until beans are tender. (You can always add more water to the beans if you need to.)
  4. Toast the two morita peppers in a skillet on medium heat for about 30 seconds.
  5. Then put the peppers in the pot with the beans to soak and soften up.
  6. Transfer beans, peppers and 1- 1 1/2 cups of broth from the beans to blender. Blend until smooth. (You can do this in 2 batches if necessary.)
  7. In a pot over medium heat add the bacon grease and when hot add the diced onion. Saute onions for a couple of minutes.
  8. Add the bean sauce to the pot. Simmer for about 5-8 minutes. Salt to taste.
  9. Fry the tortillas in a little bit of oil until pliable.Then transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
  10. Starting with one tortilla at a time spread the beans sauce over the tortilla.
  11. Fill the tortilla with a little bit of the scrambled eggs.
  12. Close the tortilla and spread more bean sauce over the top.
  13. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  14. Garnish, serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Enfrijoladas with Scrambled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 397 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 168mg56%
Sodium 106mg5%
Potassium 1018mg29%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.