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Healthified Breakfast Nachos

Breakfast Nachos Final 1 {Come ‘like’ my photo of Moroccan Stuffed Dates on the Around the World in 80 plates page! Thanks!}

Confession: we eat nachos like they’re going out of style. Well, chips & salsa, burritos and anything with the tex mex vibe going for it is like our crack. {Good example here}. Pretty sure we were Mexican in another life. A different story for a different time :)

Anyways, I make nachos for dinner a lot because they are delicious, easy, southwesty, fast, and just amazing. Southwesty is a technical term fyi. I Instagrammed a photo a few months back of our healthified dinner nachos and got a huge response with many of you asking for the recipe so here she blows. Story behind the healthified nachos? We were eating regular nachos so much that I felt the need to lessen the guilt by using baked chips and lots of veggies. —>true fact.

Well months later, nachos have continued to consume my every thought and one morning I got the brilliant idea to turn these bad boys into breakfast.

Pretty sure these are the best things in the world. And would take less time to make than pancakes. And are tastier.

Wait, no. I take it back. These are amazing smothered in warm syrup. And these are awesome too….except they’re waffles. So never mind. Who am I kidding? I love breakfast too much to make a fair decision.

Anyways, these come highly recommended from us and make amazing breakfasts, dinners or even lunches! Here’s how you make ’em: {don’t forget to scroll down to the bottom for the giveaway!}

Breakfast Nachos 1.5 Start by cracking some eggs into a bowl and adding in some s&p. A splash of cream works magic but if you don’t have it, leave it out. Melt some butter over medium low heat in a non stick pan. I used these pretty blue ones from Teflon.

Breakfast Nachos 3 Pour your eggs in and work them around the pan until they start scrambling and coming together.

Breakfast Nachos 4 After a few minutes, they’re done! Don’t over cook these please!

Breakfast Nachos 5 Remove the eggs from the pan and set aside just for a minute.

Breakfast Nachos 6 Wipe that pan out with a paper towel {why you need to use nonstick pans!!}….

Breakfast Nachos 7 and line the bottom with some baked tortilla chips. These were the 1/2 the fat chips from Trader Joes.

Breakfast Nachos 8 Spread the scrambled eggs evenly over the chips

Breakfast Nachos 9 and top with cheddar cheese.

Breakfast Nachos melty cheese Throw this under the broiler for a minute or two until all that cheese is melty.

Breakfast Nachos 10 Add any desired toppings you like and serve! I used avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, onion and salsa because it’s what I had on hand. I’ve added chopped fresh baby spinach, guacamole, sour cream, corn, black beans, olives, sausage and green peppers to my nachos before and all are delicious! Experiment and see what you like :) Here’s the printable:

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Breakfast Nachos

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon butter
5 eggs
1 tablespoon cream {optional}
salt & pepper
1/2 cup cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups baked tortilla chips
any desired toppings: avocados, tomatoes, salsa, cilantro, sour cream, beans, onions, etc.

Directions:

Preheat nonstick skillet over medium low heat. Melt butter in pan. Crack eggs into a small bowl and whisk with salt, pepper and cream {optional}. Pour into hot pan and stir constantly until eggs scramble and are cooked to your liking. Remove from pan. Wipe pan out with paper towel. Spread tortilla chips on the bottom of the pan in an even layer. Top with scrambled eggs and cheese. Place under the broiler until cheese is completely melted. Remove. Top with any desired toppings and serve.

**GIVEAWAY**

My friends at Teflon want YOU to give their new Technique 2-piece Enamel Light Weight Cast Iron Set a try! I was hesitant to try these pans out because I have my brands and non stick pans that I swear by. BUT, let me tell you, their non stick pans are no joke! My scrambled eggs in this recipe cooked up light and fluffy and all I had to do was use a paper towel to wipe it clean! Amazing, right? I thought so.

My husband loves the whole easy clean-up thing since I have him on dish duty indefinitely. Mwahahahaha. I’m really a nice person. Promise.

Here’s how you can enter:

1. Answer the following question in the comments below: “What is the first thing you will cook in these pans if you win?

2. Like Teflon on Facebook for 1 entry. Leave a comment HERE under this post saying you did.

3. Follow Teflon on Twitter for 1 entry. Leave a comment HERE under this post saying you did.

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RULES: Contest opens Wednesday, May 30th at 12:00 am PST and closes Tuesday, June 5th at 11:59 pm PST. Winner will be drawn via random number generator and contacted via email Wednesday, June 6th. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to claim prize. Contest only open to US residents. {Sorry International friends! I still love ya!}

Disclosure: I was not paid to say nice things about Teflon and/or their pans. I was sent two pans to review and giveaway.

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672 Comments

  1. Awesome!

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  2. Injera. I need a nice non stick pan to try making injera.

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  3. I Liked Teflon on Facebook
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  4. I use nonstick pans a lot, but scramble eggs almost daily, so I will say that!

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  5. I like Lauren’s Latest on facebook.

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  6. I follow you on pinterest.

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  7. I would try this delicious looking recipe!!!! I LOVE scrambled eggs:)

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  8. I like Lauren’s Latest on Facebook.

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  9. I follow Lauren’s Latest on Twitter (@kelster)

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  10. I liked Teflon on FB (and I like your page already!)… I follow you on Pinterest too:)

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  11. I would make a delicious veggie and cheese breakfast omelette or frittata!

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  12. LIked Teflon on FB! I would make Crepes with Lingonberry preserves with these pans!

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  13. I will use it for blueberry pancakes :)

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  14. Love these! My husband and I are always eating some sort of nacho-like dish but have yet to have them for breakfast!

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  15. I would make up some chicken stir-fry!

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  16. I am a nacho addict as well, so I would give your lovely breakfast nachos a try in the non stck pan.

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  17. I follow Lauren’s Latest on facebook.

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  18. I like Teflon on facebook.

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  19. I follow Lauren’s Latest on Pinterest.

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  20. I like Lauren’s Latest on FB.

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  21. I might have to start with an omelete or some other type of egg!

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  22. I like Laurens Latest on Facebook
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  23. Following on fbook!

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  24. follwing on twitter !

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  25. I’d love to make these nachos or soemthing very delicious and splurge-worthy !

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  26. My non-stick pan is starting to get worn so I definitely need a new one to make my hashbrown breakfast casserole!

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  27. Probably the Breakfast Omelets I make Every Morning for the Peeps in my household!! It seems I’m the only one who Loves and Enjoys cooking, and if I don’t, take out would be an everyday thing (for Them) – I ain’t havin’ That!
    *And this giveaway is Perfect Timing, because I just said on Monday that I need a New Pan – Mine is so beat!

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  28. I like Lauren’s Latest on facebook

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  30. The first thing I will cook will be French toast. Yum!

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  31. 1. The first thing I would use the pans for would probably be the breakfast nachos since I want scrambled eggs….now!

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  32. 2. I like Teflon on Facebook

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  33. 3. I follow Teflon on Twitter

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  34. Fajitas. I need a good new pan for making fajitas after an…accident involving a boy and a very rough sponge on my pampered chef sauté pan. Le sigh.

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  35. 4. I like Lauren’s Latest on Facebook

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  36. Also, like you and Teflon on FB, and following you on Pinterest!

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  37. I Liked Teflon on Facebook

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    • DanelleL — May 30th, 2012 @ 2:30 pm

      I Follow Teflon on Twitter

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      • DanelleL — May 30th, 2012 @ 2:31 pm

        I Liked Laurens Latest on Facebook
        I Follow Laurens Latest on Twitter
        And I Follow Laurens Latest on Pinterest

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  38. 5. I follow Lauren’s Latest on Twitter….which I was shocked that I wasn’t already following you before this giveaway since I feel like I’m electronically stalking you :)

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