There’s no better way to start the day than with a tasty Mexican breakfast! The first meal of the day is a big part of Mexican culture, and it’s all about flavour and enjoyment. From the most famous breakfast, Huevos Rancheros, to fluffy Mexican Scrambled Eggs, we have some truly delicious Mexican breakfast recipes for you to try.

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Mexican Breakfast
RECIPES

Breakfast in Mexico is almost always a mix of simple ingredients – eggs, beans, salsa and tortillas. We’ve developed recipes of some of the most popular Mexican breakfast dishes such as huevos rancheros and chilaquiles, as well as creating breakfast-inspired variations of old favourites like burritos and tacos. We hope you enjoy trying them out!

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Everything you need to make an epic Mexican breakfast at home!

With a few pantry staples from Gran Luchito, you can make an epic Mexican breakfast at home!

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Mexican Breakfast
DISHES

Packed full of flavour and simple to prepare, we’ve put together a delicious selection of Mexican breakfast recipes for you to try at home. Why not try one of our more traditional recipes, like chilaquiles or our beloved mushroom molletes. Alternatively, you could add a Mexican twist to your favourite breakfast go-tos, like our avocado toast with chipotle mayo or our pancakes made with chorizo and corn. There’s no need to travel all the way to Mexico with these delicious recipes. Go on, make an epic start to your day!

Huevos Rancheros

Fried eggs in a warm red sauce with chorizo. There is something so delicious about cutting into the eggs and the runny yolk mixing with the delicious warm cooked sauce.... See full recipe

Mexican Baked Eggs

Mexican Baked Eggs

This recipe is super quick and easy to make. The toasted sourdough is essential for dipping into all the goodness from the runny eggs, melted cheese and Tomatillo Salsa.... See full recipe

Chilaquiles, Mexican Breakfast

Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles mainly consist of Tortilla Chips smothered in a green or red sauce, served here with fried eggs, melted cheese on top and a drizzle of crema.... See full recipe

Potato & Gammon Hash

Leftover Ham and Potato Hash

Leftover ham and potato hash is the kind of food that you normally prepare the morning after a late night whilst still in your pyjamas, perfect for using up any leftovers!... See full recipe

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

This Mexican scrambled eggs recipe is all about bringing together good quality fresh ingredients including onion, chilli and tomatoes with perfectly cooked eggs.... See full recipe

Huevos Divorciados

Huevos Divorciados

The reason for the name comes from using a red and a green sauce which make the eggs look separated. The sauces are served warm over fried eggs and tortillas.... See full recipe

Breakfast Chilli

Breakfast Chilli

Start your day with a flavour bomb of leftover chilli con carne with a perfectly fried egg with guacamole and tomatoes all wrapped up in Soft Taco Wraps - delicious!... See full recipe

Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Burrito

This burrito has all of our favourite breakfast ingredients - chorizo, eggs and guacamole - rolled up in a soft, warm tortilla and is seriously delicious!... See full recipe

Finished dish of Mushroom Molletes

Mushroom Molletes

Have you ever had Molletes? They're a beloved Mexican open toastie normally enjoyed as “almuerzo” or “brunch” in English. This recipe has delicious, buttery girolles.... See full recipe

Spicy Kedgeree

Spicy Kedgeree

We don’t see spicy kedgeree on menus anywhere near enough. Our version has the flavour take up a notch with our smoky Chipotle Paste. If you love kedgeree, give this a try!... See full recipe

Eggy Bread with Guacamole

Savoury French toast, or eggy bread, doesn’t get the attention it deserves. We decided to take it up a notch and create a super indulgent version of avocado toast - here it is!... See full recipe

Pan con Tomate

Pan con Tomate

We love the combination of garlic and tomato in this classic Spanish breakfast dish where garlic cloves are scraped over toasted bread, then topped with fresh tomato.... See full recipe

Mexican Baked Beans

Mexican Baked Beans

If you love beans on toast you simply need to give this delicious Mexican baked beans recipe a go. Garlic, onion, bacon & Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste make this version taste incredible.... See full recipe

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Mexican Breakfast

Looking to learn more about Mexican breakfasts? You’re in the right place. Here, we’re sharing our favourite egg recipes to get your day started with, so you can fry, scramble and poach to your heart’s content. We’re also sharing our favourite places to enjoy breakfast in Mexico City – the best city in the world for breakfasts in our opinion!

Mexican Scrambled Eggs, MEsxican breakfast

Our Favourite Egg Recipes

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Whether you fancy eggs for for breakfast, lunch, Dinner or simply a snack, you really can't beat Mexican eggs for a quick and simple meal. And with a bit of Gran Luchito's smoky Mexican magic you can take egg recipes to the next level.

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Best Breakfast in Mexico City

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GRAN LUCHITO MEXICAN

Mexican Breakfast
FAQs

Keen to learn more? We have lots more breakfast and authentic Mexican recipe content on our Gran Luchito Youtube Channel. Be sure to check it out!

How do I make a Mexican breakfast?

Most Mexican breakfasts revolve around key ingredients including eggs, tomatoes, beans, avocado and tortillas. If you’ve got these ingredients in, you can rustle up many of the delicious breakfast recipes listed above.

What are some Mexican breakfast foods?

As mentioned above, many Mexican breakfast dishes are based around eggs, salsa, beans and tortillas. Eggs are an absolute staple. You will often find Mexican style scrambled eggs include vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers with chillies. An easy and delicious way to achieve Mexican style eggs is to spoon one of our salsas over your scrambled eggs. Another delicious Mexican style of eggs is Mexican baked eggs which uses our Tomatillo Salsa and plenty of melted cheese – perfect for dipping some sourdough toast into.

What do Mexicans Eat For Breakfast?

Chilaquiles, huevos rancheros and Mexican baked eggs are very common breakfast choices in Mexico. Pastries are also popular, such as pan dulce which is a type of sweet bread.

Do Mexicans eat tamales for breakfast?

Yes! Tamales are eaten for every meal. You will often find guajolota which is a tamale stuffed into a roll and eaten for breakfast.