Mighty Migas

mighty migas
  • 4Servings


  • 1/4 cup vegetable or corn oil
  • 6 corn tortillas, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large jalapeno chile pepper, chopped or thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • A handful cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
  • 12 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce, or to taste
  • 2 cups shredded monterey jack
  • 1 avocado, diced and sprinkled with fresh lime or lemon juice, for garnishing


In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the tortilla pieces and brown well; season with salt. Add the onion, jalapeno, garlic and cilantro and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes.

In a bowl, whisk up the eggs, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Pour into the skillet and scramble to desired doneness. Top with the cheese and avocado.