Looking for brunch with a difference? This impressive breakfast dish is created with black beans,  jalapeños, cumin and coriander. 


  • Olive oil, for frying and greasing

  • 1 red onion, peeled and diced

  • 1 wide green chilli, e.g. jalapeño, or ordinary green chilli if unavailable, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes

  • 1 x 400g tin cooked black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 4–6 corn tortillas, halved

  • 6 free-range eggs

  • 50g cheddar cheese, finely grated

  • 2 pinches of chilli flakes, or to taste

  • Small handful of coriander, finely chopped

  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC/Gas 4, and heat the grill as well if you have an oven grill function.

  • 2.

    Place a frying pan over a medium heat and add a glug of olive oil. Add the onion, chilli and garlic with a pinch of salt and pepper and sauté until tender and dark golden, about 6 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add the cumin and cook until aromatic. Stir in the tomatoes and gently simmer for 5 minutes. Add the beans, heat through for 2 minutes, then set aside.

  • 4.

    Grease a baking dish with a little oil and sprinkle some seasoning in the bottom of it. Line the dish with the tortillas, overlapping them and raising them slightly above the edge of the dish. Pour in the tomato mixture, then make little wells in each tomato mound.

  • 5.

    Break an egg into a cup, then pour it into a well so that the yolk sits neatly in the middle. Repeat with the remaining eggs. Sprinkle over the cheese and chilli flakes and season with salt and pepper.

  • 6.

    Place the dish on a shelf two-thirds of the way up the oven so that the grill (if on) can colour the cheese. Bake for 8–10 minutes, or until the egg whites are cooked through, the yolks runny and the cheese melted and golden. If you don’t have an oven grill, bake for a further 3–4 minutes.

  • 7.

    Scatter with the coriander before serving. 

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 838kj
  • Fat Total 65g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Protein 23g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 933mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Steven10Report
i am going to try this one for sure