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Breakfast and Brunch

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

 My Mexican Breakfast Frittata is the perfect way to start your day!

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

There’s no better way to start your day than with this zesty Mexican style frittata recipe. Packed with delicious southwest vegetables and seasoned with Old El Paso Taco Seasoning, you are in for a treat! With everything prepared in just one skillet, clean up is a breeze as well. This frittata makes great leftovers and tastes great with your favorite hot sauce drizzled on top.

For more Picky Palate breakfast recipes try:

The Ultimate Breakfast Frittata

Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new family favorite Mexican dishes. We love making breakfast and brunch type recipes so this frittata was so much fun to put together. I used some of my favorite Old El Paso products, their Taco Seasoning Mix and Chopped Green Chilies that brought great flavor to this breakfast recipe.

Ingredients For Frittata Recipe

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

You’ll just need some simple ingredients to put this recipe together. Quick and easy.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Place your eggs in a large mixing bowl and add the chopped green chilies.


Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Season with one teaspoon of Old El Paso Taco Seasoning. Whisk to combine.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Saute your bell peppers in a hot skillet.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Add the white onions. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Carefully pour in your egg mixture.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Let cook for a few minutes like this to start setting up.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Start pulling in slightly cooked egg edges to center.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

When partially set, top evenly with shredded cheddar cheese.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Top with some chopped fresh parsley.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Bake under oven’s broiler just until centers are set. Be sure to watch carefully.

Sprinkle tops with a light dusting of additional taco seasoning.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata

Cut into wedges and serve! Enjoy.

Mexican Breakfast Frittata
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: breakfast, brunch, frittata, mexican
Servings: 4
  • 8 large eggs
  • 4 ounces Old El Paso Chopped Green Chilies
  • 1 teaspoon Old El Paso Original Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper yellow, orange, red
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Place eggs into a large mixing bowl and add chopped green chilies and taco seasoning. Whisk to combine.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and saute bell peppers and onion until slightly softened. Reduce heat slightly and cook eggs until about 1/2 cooked through, pulling in sided towards center. Top with cheese and parsley. Bake under oven's broiler for 3-6 minutes, until centers are set.
  3. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

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  1. 1
    laurie says:

    I think I will sprinkle cilantro instead of parsley!

  2. 2

    I want to wake up to this tasty frittata!

  3. 3

    What a simple and delicious frittata!

  4. 4
    Maria Lichty says:

    Looks great for breakfast or dinner for that matter!

  5. 5

    This is my kind of breakfast!

  6. 6

    This looks so delicious Jenny!

  7. 7

    seriously, though…. this will be breakfast so often in our house! looks so delicious!

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