Breakfast Tostada

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Last Updated on January 12, 2020 by Chef Mireille

Breakfast Tostada


This protein packed tostada makes a delicious Mexican inspired breakfast. You can choose to have it as a tostada or tacos.

…and for more Latin inspiration, check out this delicious collection of Mexican Recipes.

Having leftover Roasted Corn Salsa & Pickled Jicama after making these Fish Tacos, I created this delicious Mexican inspired breakfast to finish up the leftover stuff. As long as you have the salsa and pickled jicama does in advance, this breakfast comes together very quickly. You can even make it on busy weekday mornings.

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With beans, eggs and cheese, it is a protein packed breakfast that will give you the energy to keep going if you’re having a late lunch.

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The delicious topping of the tostada can also be used in a soft taco if you prefer, with some lightly toasted corn tortillas.

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For those teenagers who are always rushing out the door with barely a bite, stuff a tostada or taco in their hands as they run out the door and let them eat their breakfast on the run. It’s better than them having no breakfast right!

Garnish your Breakfast Tostada with fresh tomato, cilantro, crema (Mexican sour cream) and queso fresco.

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Before we get to the recipe, let’s check out some other Mexican food you might like to enjoy!

Mexican Recipes

With all these options, it is so easy to have an entire Mexican day if you have a Mexican loving family.

Sample Mexican Day Menu

  • Breakfast – Breakfast Tostada
  • Lunch – Fish Tacos
  • Dinner – Vegetarian Enchiladas Verde
  • Snack time – Salsa Verde with Tortilla Chips
  • Dessert – Mexican Mango Pudding

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plate of Breakfast Tostada and Fruit
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Breakfast Tostada

Breakfast Tostada is a protein packed Mexican inspired breakfast. A delicious way to start the day.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 188.32kcal


  • Tostada Ingredients:
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • oil for deep frying
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro plus extra for garnish
  • Garnish Ingredients:
  • chopped or sliced Tomato as desired
  • Crema Mexican sour cream
  • crumbled Queso Fresco
  • Roasted Corn Salsa
  • Pickled Jicama


  • Heat a deep skillet with enough oil for deep frying. Add the tortillas one at a time and fry until crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  • Place corn tortillas in oil and fry until browned and crispy.
  • Alternately, toast corn tortillas in a dry skillet until slightly charred for tacos.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add scallions and jalapeno. Fry for 1-2 minutes until softened. Add spinach and cook for a few minutes, until wilted.
  • Add eggs, stirring often to scramble eggs. Once eggs are cooked, turn off heat. Add beans, cilantro and salt. Stir to combine.
  • To assemble tostadas, spread some of the corn salsa on each fried or toasted tortilla. Add a little egg mix on top. Add a few slices of pickled jicama and then other garnish ingredients, as desired.


Calories: 188.32kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.96g | Protein: 6.69g | Fat: 10.14g | Saturated Fat: 2.77g | Sodium: 321.75mg | Fiber: 4.53g | Sugar: 2.19g
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  1. Blog looks really nice. i did check it out when you shared the link few days ago but viewed it on my mobile, It looks very good on a big screen. Even your tostada pictures came out very good, looks very professional or rather like a magazine picture. Yummy tostada. I too have listed down tostada for this theme.

    • Thank you so much. It was before these depressing rainy days the last few days I was able to get good shots on a sunny day!

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