Spicy Breakfast Burrito

This Mexican breakfast can be made in about 5 minutes, or make a big batch on the weekend, freeze it, and microwave one for a fast breakfast on the go.

This recipe comes to us from Dawn Jackson Blatner, registered dietitian and author of The Flexitarian Diet.

  • 1 whole egg*
  • 2 egg whites*
  • 1/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons canned chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 small (6-inch) whole-grain tortilla

*Flex Swap – you can substitute 1 whole egg and 2 egg whites with a 1/2 cup crumbled firm tofu, sauteed with 1/8 teaspoon turmeric (for yellow color).

Mix eggs*, beans, chilies, and cheese together and then scramble mixture in pan sprayed with cooking spray over medium heat. Wrap in tortilla.

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Nutrition Information

Spicy Breakfast Burrito

Servings per Recipe: 1

Amount per Serving

Calories:  304

Calories from Fat:  

Total Fat:  11g

Saturated Fat:  5g

Cholesterol:  226mg

Sodium:  509mg

Carbohydrates:  33g

Dietary Fiber:  5g

Protein:  24g

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