Egg and Sausage Tacos

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Egg and Sausage Tacos are the perfect easy recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Filled with lots of energizing ingredients, you’ll love these breakfast tacos at any time of day.

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Why this Egg and Sausage Taco Recipe is a Keeper

Everyone will love these breakfast tacos, no matter when you make them! Sauté some sausage and eggs, along with all your favorite ingredients, to make this easy recipe. Here are some reasons why you’ll want to try these tacos:

  • 30 Minute Meal: Have these easy breakfast tacos made with juicy sausage and eggs ready in just 30 minutes. Prep takes just 5 minutes, while cooking takes only 25.
  • Easy Ingredients: One great thing about this recipe is that all of the ingredients can be found in your kitchen or local grocery store.
  • Adaptable: Add or take out anything you’d like to these sausage and egg tacos. Breakfast tacos in Mexico and the United States are made with a variety of different ingredients depending on the region, so use your favorites.

If you’re looking for more breakfast recipes, try these: Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips, Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls, and Breakfast Couscous.

Can I Make these Tacos for Meal Prep?

Three breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs, sausage, and avocado slices, garnished with lime wedges, served next to bowls of salsa and cheesy dip.

Yes, you can prepare the ingredients ahead of time, then make the tacos when you’re ready.

Ingredient Notes for Sausage and Egg Breakfast Tacos

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  • Breakfast Sausage: Use one pound of crumbled pork sausage to make the tacos. You can also use ground beef or bacon as well.
  • Queso: Add in one cup of queso fresco, a mild, soft white cheese.

See the recipe card below for a complete list of the ingredients with measurements.

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Variations and Substitutions for Egg and Sausage Tacos

  • Egg Whites: You can make these tacos with just egg whites if you want to make them lighter.
  • Cheese: Use other kinds of cheese, such as shredded cheddar cheese or Mexican blend.

Pro Tip

Cooking the beaten eggs low and slow helps guard against overcooking and produces fluffy scrambled eggs with big, soft curds.

How to Make Egg and Pork Sausage Tacos

These tasty sausage tacos made with scrambled eggs, shredded cheese, and all your favorite toppings are incredibly easy to make, and are full of energy and Mexican flavors. Read on to learn how to make this fun breakfast recipe.

These are the basic steps for making egg and sausage tacos. Refer to the full, printable recipe card below for detailed instructions.

Two frying pans on a stove with cooked sausage in one and scrambled eggs in the other.

1. Cook the Sausage and Eggs

In a large skillet, cook breakfast sausage on the stovetop on medium heat until browned and cooked, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, heat a separate pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of butter and simmer, allowing to mostly melt. Make sure the butter coats the pan and up the sides. Then, pour in beaten eggs with house seasoning blend and use a wooden spoon, slotted spoon, or spatula to gently stir the eggs in the skillet until completely set but still shiny.

2. Fry the Tortillas

To fry corn tortillas, coat a small pan with about 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil. Allow to get sizzling hot, then quickly fry tortillas on each side until perfectly cooked. Fold while still warm.

3. Assemble the Tacos

Pat sausage dry with a paper towel to get rid of any grease, then fill a corn tortilla shell with approximately 2 tablespoons each of ground sausage and scrambled eggs. Top with about 2 teaspoons of queso fresco and a spoon of diced tomatoes, along with a little bit of cilantro.

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Taco FAQs

Can I Use a Different Type of Sausage?

Yes; you can try a sweet sausage, turkey sausage, chorizo sausage, chicken sausage, Italian sausage, or even a spicy sausage if you’d prefer.

How Do I Store this Recipe?

Store the taco filling in the fridge in an airtight container or Ziploc bag.

How Do I Reheat this Tacos for Breakfast Recipe?

Repeat the taco filling in the microwave, and fry the tortillas as directed.

A tray of egg and sausage tacos.

Expert Tips for Making Italian Sausage and Egg Breakfast Tacos with Tomato, Pepper and Onion

  • Add Sauce: Try adding a hot sauce or pepper sauce to the tacos for a kick of flavor.
  • Prepare Ahead of Time: Prep the veggies ahead of time and have them ready for when you are ready to assemble your sausage tacos.
  • Topping Ideas: Add your favorite toppings to the tacos. Some ideas include sliced mushrooms, sautéed bell pepper, pickled jalapenos, chopped lettuce, pepper jack cheese, fresh lime juice, red or white onion, or avocado.
  • Season: Add salt, black pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, chopped cilantro, and any other spices to taste.

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Egg and Sausage Tacos

Yield: 8 pieces
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Egg and Sausage Tacos are the perfect easy recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Filled with lots of energizing ingredients, you’ll love these breakfast tacos at any time of day.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Breakfast Sausage
  • 8 pounds Eggs, scrambled
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 cup Queso Fresco, crumbled
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 16 Corn Tortillas
  • Vegetable Oil, divided
  • ½ teaspoons House Seasoning Blend

Instructions

  • Cook breakfast sausage until no longer pink.
  • Heat a separate pan over medium high heat.  Add 2 Tbsp butter and allow to mostly melt.  Make sure the butter coats the pan and up the sides.  Pour in beaten eggs with house seasoning blend and use a spatula to gently push the eggs around the pan until completely set but still shiny.
  • To fry corn tortillas, coat a small pan with about 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil.  Allow to get sizzling hot,  quickly fry tortilla on each side and fold while still warm.  
  • To assemble- fill a corn tortilla shell with approximately 2 Tbsp each ground sausage and scrambled eggs.  Top with about 2 tsp queso fresco about 1 Tbsp diced tomatoes and a little bit of cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Add Sauce: Try adding a hot sauce or pepper sauce to the tacos for a kick of flavor.
  • Prepare Ahead of Time: Prep the veggies ahead of time and have them ready for when you are ready to assemble your sausage tacos.
  • Topping Ideas: Add your favorite toppings to the tacos. Some ideas include sliced mushrooms, sautéed bell pepper, pickled jalapenos, chopped lettuce, pepper jack cheese, fresh lime juice, red or white onion, or avocado.
  • Season: Add salt, black pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, chopped cilantro, and any other spices to taste.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 384IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican

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