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Mediterranean Diet 10 Minutes Breakfast: Fresh Salsa Breakfast Tacos

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious way to kickstart your day? These Quick & Gluten-Free Breakfast Tacos are the perfect answer! This recipe not only caters to those with gluten sensitivities but also offers a flavor-packed breakfast experience that will leave your taste buds dancing. These tacos feature sunny side up eggs, homemade pico salsa, a sprinkle of Aleppo pepper, and a zesty touch of Yuzu hot sauce. You can find another version of this recipe here: Gluten and Dairy-Free Breakfast Tacos Healthy Recipe

Gluten and Dairy-Free Breakfast Tacos Mediterranean Diet Recipe By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek

Why You Should Try This Mediterranean Diet 10 Minutes Breakfast Recipe: Fresh Salsa Breakfast Tacos?

1. Speedy Morning Fix: Mornings can be hectic, and a nutritious breakfast often gets pushed to the back burner. These Breakfast Tacos are a quick and easy solution, allowing you to enjoy a satisfying breakfast in just a matter of minutes.

2. Gluten-Free Goodness: For those following a gluten-free diet, options can be limited, especially when it comes to satisfying breakfast choices. These tacos, made with naturally gluten-free corn tortillas, are a flavorful way to start your day without compromising on dietary needs.

3. Balanced Nutrition: Packed with protein from eggs, fresh veggies from homemade pico salsa, and a hint of heat from Aleppo pepper and Yuzu hot sauce, these tacos offer a balanced and wholesome breakfast that will keep you energized throughout your morning.


Gluten and Dairy-Free Breakfast Tacos Mediterranean Diet Recipe By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek

  • 2 corn tortillas (naturally gluten-free)

  • 2 large eggs

  • Homemade pico salsa (Recipe I use is here )

  • Aleppo pepper (for seasoning)

  • Yuzu hot sauce (to taste)

Here are some ingredient substitutions

Eggs: If you prefer a plant-based alternative, you can use scrambled tofu or chickpea scramble for a protein boost.

Corn Tortillas: Opt for gluten-free tortillas made from rice, cassava, or almond flour.

Nutrition Analysis (per taco):

Calories: 260

Protein: 13g

Carbohydrates: 29g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Total Fat: 11g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 205mg

Sodium: 240mg

Potassium: 268mg

Vitamin C: 20% DV

Calcium: 6% DV

Iron: 10% DV

Note: Nutrition values are approximate and can vary based on ingredient brands and portion sizes.

Plate and Skillet Used in This Mediterranean Diet Recipe (Amazon affiliate links):


Cook the Eggs: In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, crack the eggs, taking care not to break the yolks. Season with a pinch of Aleppo pepper and a little salt. Cook until the egg whites are set and the yolks are still runny.

Warm the Corn Tortillas: In the same skillet or on a griddle, briefly heat the corn tortillas until they are warm and slightly crispy.

Assemble the Tacos: Lay the warm corn tortillas on a plate. Place a sunny side up egg on each tortilla. Top with a generous spoonful of homemade pico salsa. Finish by drizzling Yuzu hot sauce to taste, and a pinch of Aleppo pepper for an extra kick.

Serve and Enjoy: Your Quick & Gluten-Free Breakfast Tacos are ready to be enjoyed. Dive in while the eggs are still warm for the best experience

Nutrition Benefits of These Gluten and Dairy-Free Breakfast Tacos:

Gluten and Dairy-Free Breakfast Tacos Mediterranean Diet Recipe By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek

Protein-Packed: These breakfast tacos are a great source of high-quality protein, which helps to keep you feeling full and satisfied, and supports muscle and tissue repair.

Vitamin C Boost: The homemade pico salsa is rich in vitamin C from the fresh tomatoes and lime juice, providing a boost to your immune system and aiding in better iron absorption from the eggs.

Fiber and Good Fats: The corn tortillas and homemade pico salsa contribute dietary fiber, while the healthy fats from the eggs and olive oil in the salsa provide lasting energy and help with nutrient absorption.

Customizable Heat: Aleppo pepper and Yuzu hot sauce can be adjusted to your preferred level of spiciness, allowing you to cater the heat to your taste buds.


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