breakfast tacos with dilly beans

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this is less of a recipe post and more of a post to inspire you to make a thought free, nutrient rich meal.

Breakfast tacos are one of my favorite go to meals in the morning or even for lunch. . . but then they are lunch tacos so insert time of day as you see fit. Really anything can go onto your tacos, just whatever you have.

the ingredients that I feel are necessary to make them even remotely tasty are the following:

vegannaise

dilly beans

fried egg

past that point, the options are endless. this morning I matchsticked some new potatoes. (I still have that euphoria of having brand new, straight out of the ground, potatoes!) I heated a skillet with olive oil and added them in there once the oil was hot. I added some salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, and minced garlic.

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I let those cook for five minutes or so and while they were cooking, I thinly sliced some red cabbage and french breakfast radishes. I got out the corn tortillas, vegannaise, dilly beans, yogurt, eggs, and cheese.

I cracked the eggs into the skillet and let em fry. I usually do one egg per person which reminds me to mention. this meal requires multiple ingredients but not very much of them. I only used two golf ball sized potatoes for 8 tacos. anymore and you won’t be able to get your taco in your mouth. and if you can’t get it in your mouth        you can’t taste it        and what is the fun in that?

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that is all frying (eggs, potatoes)     cabbage and radishes are sliced.

condiments are out.  also I used cheddar cheese this morning because that is all we had. I would recommend a goat feta or cotija, instead.

usually I will try to multi-task, turning on a second burner and warming/toasting the tortillas over it (see photo above). sometimes I get distracted by another task such as retrieving plates and the tortillas will become blackened on the edges, more so than I might prefer..

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this is the final product and it always is delicious. you could add lettuce, olives, salsa, onions, beans, meat ( if you eat it) , peas, broccoli, kale- the list is endless, whatever you have, add it and play. decide what flavors you enjoy the most. I always add our homemade dilly beans because they add a special punch that gives em life.

I topped them with plain yogurt from our friends local creamery. it is the best yogurt I have ever had.

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new potatoes with fresh dill

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I am very excited. This is the first harvest of new potatoes and if you have never had new potatoes straight out of a field you have no idea what you are missing. And if you don’t know, new potatoes are considered the first harvests of potatoes when the skin is still very tender and peels off.

they are so flavorful. so delicious. you must get your hands on them. better yet, dig em up yourself . It is like a treasure hunt and you’re not sure what you’re going to get. EVEN though you know you are looking for potatoes! It is just so much fun. really.

so the first meal of new potatoes will be delicious any way that you prepare them. However, you want to be able to taste the potato for what it really is and so you boil them. drizzle them with olive oil, and top them with fresh dill.

and that is the recipe.  since we are both new here, I will let you know that I don’t do well with specifics. sometimes, like with baking. measurements and specifics are necessary and make a good product. with everything else I feel like it is an intuitive process and it really just depends, on you.

I hope that you will persevere even if you aren’t sure of your ability to improvise. And if it really doesn’t go well for you, then and only then send me a message and I can give you guidance. I want your food endeavors to be successful and satisfying!

okay so make your way to your farmers market or local food co-op or wherever it is that you can get your hands on some local, organic, NEW potatoes! happy hunting.

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