Breakfast Burrito - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Breakfast Burrito

Receta en Español
Servings:4Serving Size:1 burritoRecipe Cost:$1.04 Cost per Serving:$0.26


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons green pepper, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium lean ham, diced
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 8-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup salsa


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and milk until blended; add green peppers, onions, and ham.
  2. Heat a skillet on medium-low heat.
  3. Spray skillet with cooking spray and add egg mixture.
  4. As eggs begin to set, gently scrape the eggs across the pan with a spatula; repeat turning and folding eggs until no liquid remains. Do not stir eggs continuously.
  5. Wrap tortillas in paper towels and warm in the microwave for 20 seconds.
  6. Divide egg mixture by four equal parts and place in each tortilla. Fold tortilla in half or roll up.
  7. Serve each burrito topped with 1 tablespoon of salsa.

Make it a Meal

Pair this burrito with oranges and cup of milk to complete your plate.

Source: Healthy Choices for Everybody Curriculum : Brooke Jenkins-Howard, Nutrition Education Program Curriculum Coordinator University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

240 calories; 9g total fat; 3g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 195mg cholesterol; 650mg sodium; 25g total carbohydrate; 1g dietary fiber; 2g total sugars; 14g protein.