Machacado & Eggs with Avocado Relish

Tex-Mex brunch any Time

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      15 min

Appears in
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2011

  • About

Machacado and eggs is a Mexican dish made from shredded, dried beef (called carne seca), eggs, diced onion and tomato, with a touch of jalapeño. This style of dried beef originated near Monterrey, Mexico. As the legend goes, a woman named Tia Lencha was the first to mix the air-cured local beef with eggs. She eventually sold the recipe to a restaurant, and now, the Tia Lencha brand of carne seca is available in grocery stores all over Mexico. This dish is my standard Saturday morning breakf