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Apr 25, 2013

Review: Taco Bell - New A.M. Breakfast Grillers

The latest additions to Taco Bell's First Meal breakfast menu are new A.M. Breakfast Grillers. They're quesadilla-ish and feature a small, grilled flour tortilla (taco-sized) folded flat over a mix of shredded cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs, and either sausage or bits of bacon.

They're offered at 99 cents a piece and I tried one of each.

The Bacon A.M. Breakfast Griller was filled with a good amount of semi-crispy bacon bits that delivered on a nice smoky flavor. Because it's not quite a quesadilla, there's just enough cheese so you can taste it. But, it doesn't hold the tortilla together as well and makes it easy to lose a few bacon bits as you bite into it.

The sausage come in little balls similar to what you might find on some frozen pizzas, but tasted pretty good and had a slightly herby flavor. Taco Bell uses Johnsonville sausages, which is pretty tasty. I liked the bacon better, but I liked bacon better in general. Both breakfast meats are pretty solid here.


In both, the egg was nice and fluffy with a slightly aerated texture and the cheese was completely melted.

I'm a big fan of grilling/pressing anything with a flour tortilla on the Taco Bell menu. It gives a blend of crispy and soft that I dig and there was a really nice sear on these. The grilled flour tortilla combined with your typical breakfast staples gives Taco Bell a nice value play for breakfast in new A.M. Breakfast Grillers and I enjoyed them very much.

Full nutritional info not available online, but the Bacon version comes in at 250 calories, and the Sausage version is almost the same at 260 calories.

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3 comments:

  1. I wish they'd roll out "First Meal" nationwide! I have yet to come across it.

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  2. Watch they increase the price like they did with there loaded grillers.

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  3. Wow, that looks like a lot more sausage than I'd ever expect in a Taco Bell product.

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