Most Americans don’t immediately think of Mexican cuisine for breakfast. But then again, they most likely have not tried Machaca con Huevos. This surprisingly easy breakfast dish features eggs, cheese, vegetables, and shredded beef jerky, otherwise known as Machaca. 

Traditional Machaca is beef that is marinated, pounded, dried, and shredded. It is a popular food item in Northern Mexico and Southwestern United States. Historically, Machaca was air dried by the rancheros of Northern Mexico. In fact, before the advent of refrigeration, the technique used to make Machaca was one of the earliest forms of preservation. Despite advancements in refrigeration, Machaca is still a widely popular food staple that is enjoyed by people across the world.

You can now enjoy this classic Mexican ingredient right in the comfort of your home.

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Thick cuts of 100% USA beef are seasoned with a rich medley of natural spices—black peppercorns, sea salt, and smoked paprika—then slow cooked for a minimum of five hours. Once dried, the thick-cut jerky is shredded to a fine & airy consistency.

Safe to store in your pantry and a shelf life of one year, the Machaca is the perfect ingredient.  Stash a bag or two (or three) in your pantry and bust it out when you want to enjoy your newest favorite breakfast recipe.

Available in convenient 2.5 ounce bags or bulk 1 LB bags. 

The Machaca con Huevos Breakfast Omelet recipe is an incredibly versatile breakfast dish. You can dress it up or scale it down to meet your tastes and nutritional needs. Both incredibly flavorful and high in protein, this is a perfect breakfast option to get your day started right!

If you're on the hunt for a traditional Mexican breakfast recipe with eggs, look no further. This recipe is perfect for brunch, families, or large groups. Hearty without being too filling, this is a great breakfast to get your day started right!  

Going Keto? Reduce the vegetables and increase healthy fats such as avocado and sour cream. 

Like it Spicy? Explore the wide world of chili peppers such as Jalapeño, Habanero, or Serrano.

Getting Fancy? Add guacamole and a variety of salsas.

The relative simplicity of this recipe is a great starting place for new cooks. There's not a whole lot you can do to mess up this recipe, so start cooking!

Machaca Con Huevos — Breakfast Omelet


  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 oz. People’s Choice Machaca
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup chile de árbol, diced
  • 1/2 cup Monterrey Jack or Quesillo Cheese, shredded
  • Salt & Pepper 

Optional Garnish:

  • Cilantro
  • Pico De Gallo
  • Red or Green Salsa
  • Avocado / Guacamole
  • Sour Cream
  • Lime


  1. Beat eggs, salt, and pepper in a small bowl until well blended.
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until warmed.
  3. Pour in egg mixture and tilt pan in circles to cook evenly until bottom of the eggs starts to solidify.
  4. Sprinkle the onion, tomato, chili, People’s Choice Machaca, and cheese on one side of the omelet.
  5. When fully set, carefully fold the omelet in half with a spatula. Slide the half omelet onto a plate.
  6. Serve with garnish of your choice.