Breakfast Burritos

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Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: MM user
Food Groups: Dairy, Grains, Protein
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Can Help Make It , Make Ahead

A great high-protein breakfast for people on the run.


1 pound ground Sausage
1 dozen Eggs
2 cups shredded 2 percent reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1 cup Salsa
12 medium whole-wheat Tortillas


Fry up sausage and drain. Scramble eggs with one cup of the cheddar cheese. Combine the sausage, eggs, other cup of cheese, and salsa in a large bowl and mix well. Place 1/4 cup egg mixture in center of tortilla and roll burrito style. Place on cookie sheet. When all have been rolled up put cookie sheet in the freezer to freeze. When frozen, place in a zipper freezer bag. Warm in the microwave for a minute and a half at 80% power.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 317
Total Fat: 22
Saturated Fat: 10
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3
Monounsaturated Fat: 11
Sodium: 834
Carbohydrates: 13
Protein: 23
Fiber: 7
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 279

Cook's Notes:

Use turkey or other reduced-fat and sodium sausage to reduce the fat, calories and sodium in this recipe.

Also consider using egg-whites only from half of the eggs for further calorie and fat reduction.

Add additional salsa to suit your taste preferences.

Makes 12 servings.