Bacon and Egg Tacos on the Blackstone

There’s something about making breakfast outdoors that adds an extra layer of flavor and fun to your meal. Bacon and egg tacos cooked on a Blackstone Griddle deliver a delicious, crispy, and savory breakfast that you’ll want to enjoy again and again. This recipe brings together the crunchy texture of perfectly cooked bacon and the creamy delight of scrambled eggs, all wrapped in a warm tortilla.

Using a Blackstone Griddle makes this breakfast treat even easier to prepare. With its even heat distribution, you can cook multiple ingredients side by side, ensuring everything is ready to assemble at the same time. You’ll love how the griddle infuses a rich, smoky flavor into the bacon while giving the eggs a fluffy texture.

Your breakfast tacos can be customized with different toppings to suit your taste. Add some cheese, salsa, or fresh herbs to elevate the dish further. These tacos are not only great for a morning meal but also perfect for brunch or a quick dinner option.

Preparing Your Ingredients

Getting the right ingredients is crucial for making delicious bacon and egg tacos on your Blackstone griddle. Pay attention to the quality of the bacon, eggs, and other ingredients for the best flavor and texture.

Selecting Quality Bacon and Eggs

Choose high-quality bacon for the best results. Look for bacon with a good balance of meat and fat. Thick-cut bacon works well as it cooks evenly and stays juicy. Fresh, free-range eggs are ideal because they have richer yolks and better texture. Inspect the eggs for any cracks or imperfections.

Tips for Selection:

  • Bacon: Thick-cut or center-cut options are recommended.
  • Eggs: Free-range or organic eggs offer superior flavor.
  • Cheese: Use grated Cheddar or Pepper Jack for added taste.

Additional Ingredients for Enhanced Flavor

Adding ingredients like salt, pepper, butter, and various toppings can elevate your bacon and egg tacos. Use cheddar cheese for a classic taste or pepper jack cheese for a spicy kick. Fresh ingredients like avocado, pico de gallo, and salsa add freshness and complexity.

Key Enhancements:

  • Butter: Adds richness to the eggs.
  • Seasonings: Use salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toppings: Try salsa or pico de gallo for a zesty addition, and add avocado for a creamy element.
  • Cheese: Sprinkle generously with Cheddar or Pepper Jack.

Including a side of fresh fruit can balance the meal’s richness, offering a light and refreshing complement.

Cooking on the Blackstone Griddle

Using the Blackstone Griddle can make your breakfast creations shine. Here’s how to get perfectly cooked bacon and eggs for delicious tacos.

Setting Up the Griddle

First, ensure your Blackstone Griddle is clean and well-seasoned. Preheat to medium-high heat, about 400°F. For electric models, set it to 350°F. A lightly greased, non-stick surface is key; use cooking spray or a thin layer of oil. Quickly inspect for any excess grease. With tongs, spread the oil evenly across the surface. Your griddle is now ready for cooking bacon and eggs.

Cooking Bacon to Perfection

To make crispy bacon, place the strips directly onto the preheated griddle. Make sure they don’t touch each other. Cook for 3-5 minutes per side, depending on how thick the bacon is. Use a bacon press to ensure even cooking. Once done, use tongs to remove the bacon and place it on paper towels to drain any excess grease. This results in perfectly crispy bacon, ideal for your breakfast tacos.

Achieving Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

For fluffy scrambled eggs, crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk until smooth. Pour the eggs onto the griddle, which should be at medium heat. Use a spatula to gently fold the eggs as they cook. Cooking eggs on a griddle allows for even heat distribution, ensuring they cook evenly without sticking. Don’t over-stir; this keeps the eggs fluffy and soft. Remove once they are cooked through but still moist.

Assembling Bacon and Egg Tacos

To assemble your breakfast tacos, warm flour tortillas on the griddle for about 30 seconds on each side. Place scrambled eggs and crispy bacon on each tortilla. Top with shredded cheese. You can add extras like salsa or avocado for added flavor. Fold the tortillas to form delicious egg tacos. Enjoy your flavorful breakfast tacos made perfectly on the Blackstone Griddle.

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