Steak Egg Breakfast Tacos
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Steak and Egg Breakfast Tacos

This steak and egg breakfast tacos are sure to fill you up!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: California
Keyword: easy brunch recipe, easy taco recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 538kcal
Author: Aliye Aydin - A Good Carrot


  • 3 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds cross rib steak (or other tougher cut)
  • 2 Tablespoons refined coconut oil or pastured leaf lard
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter

Scrambled Eggs and Condiments

  • cilantro
  • salsa
  • sliced avocado
  • limes
  • red or white onion, chopped or thinly sliced
  • 1-2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 eggs, pasture-raised
  • 12 tortillas of your choice


  • The night before you want to eat your steak tacos for breakfast, mix together the salt and spices in a small bowl. Rub all over steaks, and let sit refrigerated, coated in spice rub, until it's time to start the slow cooker. 
  • Sear any fat sides of the steak in coconut oil or lard, this will lend to a better texture. Put steaks in the slow cooker, add water and onion, cover, and cook on low for 7-8 hours. You may also use the oven instead of a slow cooker, cooking at 200 degrees F for 7-8 hours.
  • Once meat is cooked, remove from slow cooker and let sit for 15-30 minutes. During this time, bring the liquid left behind from cooking to a boil (either in the slow cooker, depending on the model you have, or transfer to stove-top) and reduce liquid by half. Once the liquid is reduced by at least half, and coats the back of a spoon, remove from heat. Immediately whisk in 2 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter. You may remove the onion, or leave it.
  • Thinly slice cooked steak across the grain. Add back to reduced liquid/butter mixture (gravy!).
  • Prep taco toppings: cilantro, salsa, sliced avocado, tomato, limes, onion, tomato.
  • Just before serving, scramble up 6 eggs. Build each taco with steak, scrambled eggs, and your favorite toppings. 


Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 268mg | Sodium: 1732mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 6.2mg