Breakfast Tacos with Sea-Chi.

Warm flour tortillas packed with cheddar cheese, organic eggs, black beans, avocado slices and sea-chi (kimchi made with kelp … aka seaweed … from Maine … it’s incredible!). Breakfast (or brunch!) never looked so good.

Thanks to my friends at Atlantic Sea Farms for sponsoring this post and thanks to you, my readers, for supporting brands that help keep JennySheaRawn running. As always, all opinions are my own.

These nutrient dense breakfast tacos are:

  • Rich in satiating protein
  • Rich in digestive health promoting fiber
  • Rich in heart smart monounsaturated fats
  • Rich in gut health promoting probiotics (beneficial bacteria)
  • Provide 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. The Sea-Chi (kimchi made with seaweed) is the star in these tacos.

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What is kimchi?

Kimchi is a fermented Korean dish – typically combining cabbage, fish sauce, ginger, garlic, chili peppers, salt and sometimes other vegetables. It can be used as a side dish, ingredient, condiment – or straight out of the jar. It’s salty, briny, crunchy and sweet with a bit of heat. It’s fabulously addictive!

This particular kimchi from Atlantic Sea Farms (more on those incredible folks below), called Sea-Chi, is made with raw kelp (from the clean, cold waters of Maine), napa cabbage, daikon radish, salt, garlic, red pepper powder, scallions, sugar, fish sauce, ginger and onion.

Have you tried kimchi?

Atlantic Sea Farms creates incredible tasting and innovative products (this Sea-Chi, along with Seaweed Salad, Sea-Beet Kraut, Ready Cut Kelp and Kelp Cubes) from rope-grown Maine kelp. Their kelp is never dyed and never dried. You know that florescent green seaweed salad you get at your local sushi restaurant? Yep, that’s dyed and imported – 98% of the edible seaweed on the market is imported. It won’t be long though before the Atlantic Sea Farms products are mainstays in households and restaurants across the country.

Here’s how to make these Breakfast Tacos:

Best Breakfast Tacos

Warm flour tortillas packed with cheddar cheese, organic eggs, black beans, avocado slices and sea-chi (kimchi made with kelp … aka seaweed … from Maine … it’s incredible!). Breakfast (or brunch!) never looked so good.
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

  • 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 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.)
  • Assemble tacos by adding eggs, cheese, avocado slices, black beans and Sea-Chi to each warmed tortilla. Top with black pepper. Serve tacos with additional Sea-Chi, if desired. 
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A few nutrition highlights of these breakfast tacos:

  • Sea-Chi (per 2 ounce serving):
    • Rich in health promoting probiotics (beneficial bacteria)
    • Provides 2 grams of fiber
    • Rich in Vitamin B2 and copper, essential for energy production
    • Provides a whopping 370% of your daily value of iodine, important for thyroid health and metabolism
  • Eggs:
    • Contain lutein and zeaxanthin (antioxidants) important for eye health
    • Rich in choline, a micronutrient that plays a role in brain health, fetal brain development and metabolism
    • Contain Vitamin D (they’re one of the few foods that do!), critical for bone and immune health
    • Provide an excellent source of Vitamin B12, important for neurological function and red blood cell formation
  • Black beans:
    • Rich in plant protein and digestive health promoting fiber
    • Contain vitamins and minerals, including folate, iron, potassium and magnesium
  • Avocados:
    • Rich in monounsaturated fats and can help boost the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients like Vitamins D, E, A and K

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