Whether you have meat eaters or vegetarians in your house, they’ll be pleased with these highly customizable breakfast tacos which can be put together in just 15 minutes. It’s a great way to use up some leftover meat and turn it into a nutritious breakfast with high protein to start off your day. Enjoy!

Breakfast Tacos
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Breakfast Tacos

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  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 tacos 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Gluten Free, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Mexican American
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Highly customizable breakfast tacos that’s ready in 15 minutes!


  • 6 eggs, scrambled
  • 3 cups hash browns
  • 3 cups refried beans or meat of your choice (crumbled breakfast sausage, crumbled bacon, chorizo sausage or leftover meat)
  • 6 6-inch flour / corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (mild cheddar, pepper jack or Monterrey jack, or a cheese blend)
  • Salsa of your choice
  • Chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Scramble eggs and set aside.
  2. If using refried beans, warm it up on the stove or microwave.
  3. If using sausage, cook and crumble sausage over media-high heat. Once the sausage is almost done, add potato to cook together.
  4. Set out bowls containing the eggs, beans or meat, cheese, salsa and cilantro.
  5. Each person builds their own taco by placing the fillings of their choice in the center of the tortilla, and topping it with cheese, salsa and a little cilantro.

About the Author

Sharon Chen is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, an author and a sous vide fanatic who believes food not only brings healing but also connection. As the creator of StreetSmart Kitchen, she's on a mission to help you find balance, ease, joy, and simplicity in the kitchen as you improve your well-being.