These egg tacos come together in a snap and the recipe can easily be scaled up or down. It’s a versatile, family-friendly meal idea for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
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Now, more than ever, I need to structure my days. I’ve been working from home for 10 years, 6 years of which have been made even busier by the arrival of a little one. My work means I often cook all day and clean all night. I’m not complaining: I’ve been wanting to make food my full-time job since forever. Even 10 years later, every day I feel lucky to do what I do for a living. Even 10 years later, though, I still have some learning to do: how to be as productive as possible, how to estimate the right amount of time for each job (grocery shopping gulps up so much more time than I thought it would!), and—perhaps most importantly—how to schedule my time.
One of my priorities, when I started freelancing in 2009, was to avoid working at night and on weekends. That line between my work life and my personal life is extremely blurry right now, which is why, a month ago, I started planning each and every meal, a week ahead of time. Even though I do sometimes cook all day, often that food cannot be eaten right away (I need to save it for a photoshoot), or just isn’t fit for a full meal (cake for dinner, anyone?) This is why I’ve created a shortlist of easy recipes I can rely on when comes noon and I need to figure out what my family’s gonna eat in like, 15 minutes.
These Superfast Egg Tacos are an all-time family favorite at my house. I can pull them off in less than 15 minutes and the whole family loves them. They literally come together as quickly as scrambled eggs, but they’re so much tastier! Plus, they’re incredibly versatile: you can serve the egg filling straight onto tortillas, or garnish the egg tacos with as many toppings you have on hand–and have time to prepare. If you keep eggs in the fridge and stock up on tortillas shells or soft tacos (I like to keep a stash in the freezer!), you’ll always be minutes away from this extremely satisfying meal.
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