Tortilla Brei

Kind of like matzo brei, but with tortillas.

Serves 2

Cut into ¾-inch strips

  • 4 corn tortillas
And cut the strips in half once the other direction. Place in a dry frying pan over medium heat and stir until the strips are warmed and start  to dry out a bit. Meanwhile beat together
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram or oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
Remove tortila strips to a plate. Reduce the heat and in the pan, melt
  • 1 TBL butter
  • ½ small onion, minced finely
When the onion is tender, add
  • 2 TBL butter

As soon as it melts, add the tortilla strips and the eggs. Stir from time to time, adding

  • ½-cup shredded cheese (cheddar, colby, etc.)
As the eggs approaching being done, distribute
  • 2 TBL Aji Amarillo or other hot sauce, or to taste
Fold eggs over a couple times to distribute hot sauce.

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