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Huevos Motuleños

Huevos Motuleños

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Huevos Motuleños
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A special breakfast when you have a little extra time.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pinto beans, dry
  • 6 cups water
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1 can low-sodium peas, drained (about 15 ounces)
  • 4 ounces ham, cooked and diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fresh tomato salsa

Directions

  1. Soak the pinto beans in 3 cups of water overnight in the refrigerator. Drain. Boil the beans in 3 cups fresh water until they are soft. Drain the water and mash the beans into a paste.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Place tortillas on a cookie sheet and bake for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove cookie sheet from oven and let tortillas cool.
  4. Spoon 1/4 cup of mashed beans on each tortilla. Drain peas and put 1/4 cup of peas on top of beans. Add 2 tablespoons of diced ham on top of peas.
  5. Bake the tortillas for about 8 minutes.
  6. In a mixing bowl, mix egg whites with vegetable oil.
  7. Cook the egg whites in a nonstick pan over medium heat until firm. Cut the egg into 8 pieces.
  8. Place baked tortillas on a plate. Cover ham and mashed beans with a piece of egg.
  9. Add 2 tablespoons of salsa on each tortilla, and serve two tortillas per person.

 

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 tortillas de Huevos Motuleños
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 352
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 322 mg
Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 105 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 881 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 352
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 105 mg
Potassium 881 mg
Sodium 322 mg
Copper 439 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 104 mg
Phosphorus 383 mg
Selenium 31 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 25 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 11 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 24 mcg
Folate 248 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 90 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces
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