These chilaquiles are a great breakfast for dinner recipe! We love how easy they are!

Cheater Chilaquiles

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: back to school, easy breakfast recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Calories: 583 kcal

If you've ever wondered how to make chilaquiles, this chilaquiles recipe is super easy and is a great breakfast for dinner idea!


  • 3 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • 4 large eggs beaten
  • 1 cup canned green enchilada sauce
  • 2 ounces Pepper Jack cheese grated
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Spray a 10 inch deep skillet with non-stick cooking spray and heat over medium high heat.
  2. Add the crushed chips to the skillet and cook until warmed.
  3. Stir in the beaten eggs to coat the chips. Continue cooking and stirring until eggs are scrambled and chips are only slightly moist looking.
  4. Pour in the enchilada sauce and stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the shredded cheese on top, reduce heat to low, and continue cooking until the cheese melts.
  6. Add the cabbage, cilantro, lime juice, and olive oil to a small bowl and toss to combine.
  7. Remove from the heat and serve with the slaw mixture on top. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
Nutrition Facts
Cheater Chilaquiles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 583 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 198mg66%
Sodium 1033mg45%
Potassium 295mg8%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 865IU17%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 291mg29%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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