Machacado recipe or dried beef with eggs burritos

This is a traditional dish of Machaca with eggs from the northern state of Nuevo León. This is the most popular breakfast in the northern region of México. Enjoy this delicious dish at any hour.



  • Heat the oil in a medium heat skillet, add the onion for about 3 minutes. Add the dry meat. It will absorb the oil in the skillet. Let it brown a little at medium heat stirring frequently. 
  • Add more oil if need. Place the chopped tomatoes and Jalapeno pepper into the skillet. Stir and cook for another 3 minutes. Lower the heat.
  • Now the tomatoes have released their juice.
  • Scramble the eggs  and pour it into the skillet and stir until they are done and to your liking. Taste to see if they need salt. Do not let them dry.
  • Some people like to eat this dish very saucy. You can add Mexican Homestyle Sauce.
  • Serve with fried beans and corn tortillas or make burritos with flour tortillas