Saturday, May 2, 2009

Brown Rice Breakfast Tacos

Vegetable cooking spray
2 (4-ounce) containers egg substitute, thawed if necessary
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
3 cups hot cooked brown rice
1 (16-ounce) can fat-free refried beans, divided use
1 cup (4-ounces) shredded low-fat Monterey Jack or low-fat Cheddar cheese, divided use
12 corn tortillas, warmed
Salsa (optional)
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles (optional)
  1. Heat large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Add egg substitute, chili powder and cumin; scramble until set. Stir in rice. Remove from heat; set aside.
  2. Spoon 1/4 cup beans into each tortilla; top with 2 tablespoons eggs, 2 tablespoons cheese, salsa and green chiles, if desired. Top with salsa or add chiles to mixture for a spicier verson.


  1. why egg substitute and not egg? i live in south africa and have never heard of egg substitute but maybe some health shops have it.

  2. egg substitute is healthier and a lot of people have trouble with egg allergies or cholesterol....but you can use real eggs if you want:)