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Mexican Inspired Air Fryer Egg Recipe for breakfast. An easy vegetarian egg dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Quick Cheesy Mexican Air Fryer Egg Recipe

When you need a yummy protein packed quick meal, this is the idea for you. This Quick Cheesy Mexican Air Fryer Egg Recipe is so easy and simple to make. Using an air fryer, it takes about 13-14 minutes, including prep time, to make and that is it! This works great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It's a single serving recipe or simply repeat the process to feed multiple people in a family. I love using an air fryer, it heats up super quick and making delicious, healthy food is so very simple.
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast or Snack, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 person


  • 1/4 cup tomatoes and chilies, can drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Quesadilla cheese, shredded
  • sea salt
  • pepper


  • Spray a small ceramic dish with cooking spray.
  • Add 1/4 c. tomatoes and chilies (drained) to the dish.
    Air fryer egg recipe adding the tomatoes and chilies
  • Crack an egg into the dish. Break the yolk with a fork and stir.
  • Top with 1/4 c. shredded Quesadilla cheese, spread across the top evenly.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper as desired.
  • Bake in an air fryer at 320 degrees for about 12 minutes, until the top is golden. Use a spatula to remove it prior to serving.
    Mexican inspired air fryer egg recipe fully cooked
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