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10 Mexican Breakfast Ideas to Spice up Your Weekend

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I love good Mexican breakfast foods they are often filling and always delicious! Traditional Mexican flavors tend to compliment classic breakfast foods like eggs and potatoes nicely, and traditional Mexican breakfast recipes are just plain tasty!

As the school year gets going and schedules get busier, it’s nice to really savor the weekend as a family. Take the time on Saturday or Sunday morning to make breakfast together, and go with a Mexican theme to add a little spice to the family weekend!

  • Olé! Mexican Food for Breakfast! 1 of 11
    10 Mexican breakfast ideas

    These Mexican recipes and twists on classic breakfast foods will add a little spice to your breakfast table!

  • Authentic Red Chilaquiles 2 of 11
    Red Chilaquiles

    Chilaquiles are simply fried tortilla pieces simmered in salsa, and they're often served with scrambled eggs and/or meat. This recipe will teach you how to make a very authentic version of the dish!

    Make authentic red chilaquiles

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Huevos Rancheros 3 of 11
    huevos rancheros

    This is a great weekend breakfast because it doesn't require a lot of prep time or focus to whip up. Plus, it's healthy too!

    Make huevos rancheros

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Pollo para Desayuno (Chicken for Breakfast) 4 of 11
    chicken for breakfast

    This recipe is part of Reina's memories as a child. Her mother would make this dish to use up leftover shredded chicken. The recipe is simple to prepare and is great for getting rid of those ingredients you have sitting around. Add a side of Old El Paso Fat-Free Refried Beans for even more flavor!

    Make pollo para desayuno from Soy Mamá en Casa

    Photo: Jane Maynard

  • Chorizo Potato and Egg Breakfast 5 of 11
    chorizo potato and egg breakfast

    This is a great go-to Mexican breakfast and is filled with all kinds of comforting flavors.

    Make chorizo potato and egg breakfast

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Vegan Breakfast Burrito 6 of 11
    vegan breakfast burritos

    This is a great way for vegans to be able to enjoy a classic Mexican breakfast meal! And, vegan or not, these tasty burritos are packed with nutrients.

    Make vegan breakfast burrito

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Mini Mexican Potatoes 7 of 11
    mini mexican potatoes

    I don't know about you, but I love potatoes with breakfast. These mini Mexican potatoes look especially tasty and are great for making on a lazy Sunday morning.

    Make mini Mexican potatoes

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Frijoles de la Olla (Authentic Mexican Pinto Beans) 8 of 11
    mexican pinto beans

    It doesn't get much more Mexican than a pot of pinto beans simmering on the stove. And beans go with pretty much every Mexican meal and are a great filler for all kinds of Mexican breakfasts, including burritos.

    Make frijoles de la olla

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Mexican Hot Chocolate 9 of 11
    mexican hot chocolate

    There are few things I love more than Mexican hot chocolate. This sweet drink is perfect to serve alongside your favorite Mexican breakfast food.

    Make Mexican hot chocolate

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Secret Ingredient for Best Breakfast Burritos 10 of 11
    best breakfast burritos

    For me, a breakfast burrito can be super-simple yet still hit the spot. Wrap some scrambled eggs with a few toppings like bell peppers and salsa, and I'm good to go! However, Jaime's family has a "secret ingredient" for breakfast burritos that is surprising yet simple, and she claims it makes the best breakfast burritos around!

    Make "best" breakfast burritos

    Photo: Jaime Richardson

  • Mexican Egg Scramble 11 of 11
    mexican egg scramble

    The beauty of scrambled eggs lies in the ease of their preparation and the almost limitless flavor combinations you can use! These scrambled eggs have a spicy Mexican flair!

    Make Mexican egg scramble

    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

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