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Doritos Migas with Pepper Jack, Tomatoes, and Jalapeño

Prep Time:15 Minutes
Cook Time:8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Migas is a traditional dish in Spanish cuisine. Originally a breakfast dish that made use of leftover bread or tortas, today migas is a fashionable first course served for lunch and dinner in restaurants in Spain.


  • 14 each eggs
  • to taste Kosher salt
  • 3 each plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3 ounces vegetable, canola, or peanut oil
  • 2 each onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 4 each jalapeños, stemmed, seeded, and diced
  • 2 cups crushed Nacho Cheese-flavored Doritos, plus finely crushed Doritos for garnish
  • 5 ounces pepper jack cheese, grated or diced
  • to taste Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 each Avocado, Mashed
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice for avocado
  • to taste Hot sauce, for serving


  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs with 2 generous pinches of salt and set aside. In a medium bowl, toss tomatoes with a generous pinch salt, then transfer tomatoes to a strainer and set over bowl to drain.
  • 2. Preheat EGG to 325° using direct heat and a cast iron grate.
  • 3. Heat oil in a large cast iron or non-stick skillet on the EGG until shimmering. Add onion and jalapeños and cook, stirring, until softened but not browned, about 4 minutes.
  • 4. Add eggs and cook, stirring until curds begin to form, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • 5. Mash avocado, add lime juice and combine. Set aside for garnish.
  • 6. Stir in 1 cup crushed Doritos and continue to cook until eggs are nearly set, about 2 minutes. Stir in cheese until mostly melted. Add tomatoes and continue to cook, stirring, until tomatoes are warmed through and eggs are just cooked, 1-2 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.

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