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black bean salsa egg burritos

freezer breakfast burritos (vegetarian)


  • Author: Jessica Penner, RD

Description

Keep these breakfast burritos in the freezer for a quick, filling, and nutritious breakfast! 


Ingredients

  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped 
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup salsa *see note
  • 8 slices cheese
  • 8 whole grain wraps

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium frying pan.
  2. Peel and dice the onion. Remove the core from the red pepper and dice.
  3. Saute the onion and red pepper until soft.
  4. Remove to a bowl.
  5. Place the eggs,  salt, and milk in a blender. Turn on low then slowly up to high.
  6. Blend for 30 seconds. Pour eggs in pan and scrambled fry until cooked.
  7. Place 1/4 cup egg mixture, 3 tbsp red pepper mixture, 2 tbsp black beans, 2 tbsp salsa, and 1 slice of cheese in each of the 8 wraps.
  8. Fold burrito style.
  9. Wrap each burrito in aluminum foil (if you plan on reheating in oven) or plastic wrap (if you plan on reheating in microwave).
  10. Place in a plastic zip bag and freeze.

Notes

To make the burritos less “juicy” and drippy, strain some of the liquid from the salsa by placing it in a fine mesh colander. Then use the thickened salsa to fill the burritos. 

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