Sea-Chi Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Sea-Chi Breakfast Tacos Recipe

We love this nourishing recipe from our friend in sustainable seafood, Jenny Shea Rawn! Jenny is a Registered Dietician and helps us all have a better understanding of the benefits of our rope-grown Maine kelp, and how that fits into a clean, balanced, and abundantly DELICIOUS diet.

 

Read on for the recipe and for a great nutritional breakdown of all ingredients!  

"These nutrient dense Breakfast Tacos with Sea-Chi are rich in satiating protein, digestive health promoting fiber, heart smart monounsaturated fats, gut health promoting probiotics (beneficial bacteria) – as well as vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. These tacos are on our breakfast or brunch menu every Saturday and Sunday. But ... don't stop there, as they're easy and quick enough for busy weekday mornings. Breakfast never looked so good!" -JSR

Breakfast Tacos with Sea-Chi

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Serves: 4
Time: 15 minutes
Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 whole eggs (or beaten, if making scrambled eggs)
  • 8 flour or corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1 15.5-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup Atlantic Sea Farms Sea-Chi, plus more for serving
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Add olive oil to a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, crack eggs into frying pan and cook until desired doneness, working in batches. Cover the cooked eggs with tin foil until all eggs
  2. are fried. (If making scrambled eggs, add all eggs to a medium-sized bowl and beat well. Add to heated and oiled frying pan and stir until cooked through and fluffy.)
  3. Assemble tacos by adding eggs, cheese, avocado slices, black beans and Sea-Chi to each warmed tortilla.
  4. Top with black pepper. Serve tacos with additional Sea-Chi, if desired.

Nutrition Highlights:

  • Breakfast never looked so good! These nutrient dense Breakfast Tacos with Sea-Chi are rich in satiating protein, digestive health promoting fiber, heart smart monounsaturated fats, probiotics (beneficial bacteria) – as well as vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.
  • In addition to being rich in gut health promoting probiotics, Sea-Chi (per 2 ounce serving) provides two grams of fiber and is rich in Vitamin B2 and copper, important for energy production (among other benefits). It also provides 370% of your daily value of iodine, important for thyroid health and metabolism. Iodine is especially important during pregnancy, for fetal brain development and cognitive function.
  • Eggs:
    • Contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which are antioxidants that are important for eye health.
    • Are rich in choline, which is an essential micronutrient that plays a role in brain health, fetal brain development, metabolism and more.
    • Contain Vitamin D (they’re one of the few foods that do!), which is important for bone and immune health – and more.
    • Provide an excellent source of Vitamin B12, essential for neurological function and red blood cell formation.
  • Black beans are rich in plant protein and digestive health promoting fiber along with vitamins and minerals, including folate, iron, potassium and magnesium.
  • Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats and can help boost the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients like Vitamins D, E, A and K.