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Scrambled Egg Toastadas with Herbed Goat Cheese

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A dish full of flavor and texture, these tostadas are a perfect appetizer for your next party, or serve as a delicious breakfast with a fresh fruit salad!

Scrambled Egg Toastadas with Herbed Goat Cheese
recipe by Karen of TastyTrials.com
Prep Time
1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Yield: 8 servings
  • Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • Herbed Goat Cheese:
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon combined of minced fresh herbs: thyme, rosemary and chives
  • Caramelized onions:
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Scrambled Eggs:
  • 4 Eggland's Best eggs
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup grated Gruyere cheese
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Preparation

Combine goat cheese and minced herbs together in a small bowl, blending well; set aside.

In a medium saucepan, combine onions, bell pepper, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; allow to cook over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally; remove from heat and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat eggs and whisk in cream, tomato, gruyere cheese, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

Melt butter in a large non-stick pan and pour egg mixture in; cook eggs until firm.

To serve, spread 1 tablespoon of herbed goat cheese on tortilla; top with eggs and caramelized onion mixture.

Garnish with chopped herbs and red pepper flakes.

Tortillas:

If you wish to make your own tortillas for this recipe, combine the following:

1 cup maseca

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup plus 1-2 tablespoons of water

Press on tortilla press, then cook on a hot, dry pan. Fry in canola oil to desired crispness.

Additional Notes and Suggestions

Caramelized onions can be prepared a day ahead of time.  Prepare as directed and refrigerate.  Reheat in microwave when you are ready to prepare this dish.

Nutrition

Serving size 1 Serving
Calories 267
Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 124 mg
Sodium 299 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 11 g

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Vegetarian Appetizer

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1 comment

By Carlos Brown
Aug 23, 12

Absolutely a good meal