Vegan Migas

Migas are a traditional dish in Mexico that consists of torn-fried corn tortillas cooked with eggs and onions. This is the Mexican vegan migas recipe, which is entirely different from the Texan one.

Vegan migas
In México you will also find them as huevo con migas.

About this recipe

The authentic migas recipe is made with diced onions, torn or cut corn tortillas, and eggs. The ratio used at my childhood home was: two corn tortillas for each egg.

One of my favorite breakfasts ever! And yes, you can make vegan migas, and they are delicious.

vegan migas

Ingredients in migas (vegan)

  • Corn tortillas
  • Onion, white or yellow onion works well in this recipe.
  • Vegan egg or tofu (affiliate link).
  • Vegetable oil and salt

How to make Migas the Mexican way

With vegan egg. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the tortilla pieces. Fry until golden brown, add the onion, and sauté until brown and the tortilla pieces are crispy on the edges.

Add the vegan egg of your choice and let it cook—season with a good pinch of salt.

With tofu (affiliate link). Pressed and crumbled a block of extra firm tofu. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the tortilla pieces.

Fry until golden brown, add the onion, and sauté until brown and the tortilla pieces are crispy on the edges. Add the crumbled tofu and season with salt. Let it cook until the tofu is dehydrated and brown on the edges.

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How to serve Mexican migas

Serve them with Mexican salsa verde or delicious red salsa molcajeteada, a creamy jalapeño sauce, or an avocado-tomatillo sauce. You can also serve them with pickled jalapeño peppers.

To make this breakfast more satisfying, serve the migas with refried beans.

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Different types of migas

Migas is a dish commonly made with stale bread or tortillas, fried or baked, and then mixed with eggs, cheese, and vegetables. The dish is found in many countries and regions worldwide, and the ingredients and preparation can vary widely depending on the location.

In Spain, migas is a traditional dish with stale bread, olive oil, garlic, and sometimes pork. It’s typically served as a breakfast or brunch dish and can be accompanied by other ingredients such as chorizo, peppers, or tomatoes.

In Mexico, migas are typically made with tortillas, which are fried and then scrambled with eggs, served as a breakfast dish with salsa.

In Portugal, migas is a traditional dish with stale bread, garlic, and pork. It’s typically served as a side dish or a snack and can be served with other ingredients such as chorizo, peppers, or tomatoes.

In Tex-Mex cuisine of the United States, migas are typically made with tortillas, scrambled eggs, cheese, diced tomatoes, and/or bell peppers. It’s often served as a breakfast dish or brunch dish.

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Migas veganas

Vegan migas

Alejandra Graf
This recipe for vegan migas is an authentic Mexican recipe. With the difference that is not made with eggs, I use tofu. But it’s just as delicious as the original recipe.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan Mexican Food
Servings 4 people
Calories 56 kcal

Equipment

  • Frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil I use avocado oil.
  • 1 white onion sliced ​​into thin slices
  • 6 corn tortillas cut into small pieces
  • 6-7 oz. extra firm tofu pressed and crumbled
  • Salt to taste
  • Mexican salsa

Instructions
 

  • In a pan over medium-high heat add the tortilla pieces and let them brown until golden.
  • Add the diced or sliced onion and let borown. By this time the tortilla pieces will be golden and crispy.
  • Add the crumbled tofu, a good pinch of salt and continue to brown until the tofu is dry and begining to brown.
    If you are using vegan egg, let over medium heat until the egg is done.
  • Serve immediately with salsa verde.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 56kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.003gSodium: 43mgPotassium: 114mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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