Breakfast Burrito

Cooking Utensils

Small bowl, Nonstick skillet, Fork or Whisk

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Enjoy burritos? Like eggs? Put them together and try this breakfast burrito! 

Health Information

Basic Nutrition

Recipe makes 1 burrito (1 serving)

Food Group Servings

Accordion Content






2 large eggs

1/4 cup bell peppers, diced

1.5 cup onion, diced

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • ¼ cup Reduced Fat Mexican Blend Cheese- any cheese besides American is approved
  • 1 whole wheat flour tortilla (8 inch)
  • 2 Tbsp salsa (canned or jarred)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1/3 cup black beans, 1 tablespoon low fat milk


Step 1:

Spray a skillet with cooking spray (or wipe with oil or butter). Add diced bell peppers and onions to heated skillet and let heat up for a couple minutes. 

Step 2:

In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk (if using), cheese, and black beans (if using), garlic powder, salt and pepper. 

Step 3:

Add egg mixture to the skillet with peppers and onions. Stir constantly until eggs are cooked through.

Step 4:

You can heat up the tortilla in two ways: 1. Heat in microwave for 30 seconds 2. Heat over skillet. Spray a non stick skillet with cooking spray and heat up tortilla for approximately 1 minute on each side.

Step 5:

Place heated tortilla on a plate. Top with egg mixture, salsa and additional cheese if you like. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks:

  • Try adding in a 1/4 cup fo rice for a more burrito feel. This will increase the carbohydrate amount provided in the health information.
  • Avocados also make a great addition. Top with about 1/4 avocado. This will increase the fat amount provided in the health information. 
  • Look for lower sodium cheese and tortillas to reduce total sodium content.