Protein Power: Huevos Rancheros
Experts recommend that adults try to consume 30 grams of protein with every meal.
Getting to that magic number 30 can seem daunting…until you realize that in many cases, all you need to do is ‘Just Add Hiland.’ A glass of Hiland Dairy Milk here or a scoop of Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese there can pump up the protein in a way that’s not only nutritious, but delicious too!
In fact, check out this tasty recipe that packs in 30 grams of protein. This Mexican-style breakfast is both hearty and healthy, making it the perfect start to any day!
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons Hiland Dairy Skim Milk
- 6″ corn tortilla
- 2 tablespoons Hiland Dairy Pepperjack Cheese, shredded
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/4 avocado, sliced
- 1 oz. cooked turkey sausage, crumbled
- 1 tablespoon chuncky garden salsa
- 2 tablespoons Hiland Dairy Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Hot sauce (optional)
- 8 ounces Hiland Dairy Skim Milk
In a bowl, whisk together egg and 2 tablespoons milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste; set aside. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add tortilla to skillet and heat for 10 seconds. Flip tortilla and heat other side for 10 seconds and remove to a plate. Heat olive oil in same pan and add egg mixture and cheese. Cook eggs over medium-low heat, stirring gently with a spatula until cooked through, but still creamy. Remove from heat. Top heated tortilla with turkey sausage, avocado, scrambled egg, salsa, Greek yogurt, green onion and optional dollop of hot sauce. Serve with an 8-ounce glass of milk.
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Recipe and image courtesy of www.milklife.com.