Mexican Miga Frittata with Chipotle Guacamole

One slice of this hearty Mexican breakfast will definitely hold off your hunger until lunch. To make it a little quicker, chop the peppers and onions the night before, cover, and store in the fridge.

Mexican Miga Frittata with Chipotle Guacamole
Photo: Carson Downing
Prep Time:
20 mins
Slow Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 6 6 inch corn tortillas, coarsely chopped

  • 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup salsa verde

  • 1 fresh jalapeño chile pepper, seeded (if desired) and finely chopped*

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • 12 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 2 avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and chopped

  • 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped

  • 2 teaspoon lime juice

  • ½ cup crumbled queso fresco (2 oz.)

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro


  1. Line a 4-qt. slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner; coat liner with cooking spray. For frittata, in prepared cooker combine next seven ingredients (through chili powder). Stir in eggs. Cover and cook on low 2 1/2 hours or until eggs are set (at least 165°F).

  2. Meanwhile, for guacamole, in a medium bowl combine avocados, chipotle pepper, and lime juice. Mash using a potato masher or fork. Cover surface with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.

  3. Turn off cooker. If possible, remove crockery liner from cooker. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Top servings with cheese and cilantro and serve with guacamole.


Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
15g Fat
15g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 284mg 95%
Sodium 427mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Potassium 386mg 8%
Folate, total 78.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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