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Breakfast Burritos with Refried Beans and Salsa

Burritos are easy to make and are great for breakfast, lunch or anytime! A Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine that took form in California and the stuffed flour tortilla based meal is a constant in the American diet.  Your burrito can be healthy (or not so healthy) depending on how they are made. I try and keep mine simple with fresh ingredients and lightly grilled. By adding refried beans, (which are really not fried) you add fiber (23g), Protein (24g), Vitamins C, Iron, B-6, Magnesium, and Calcium.

You’ll love this easy burrito recipe…fun to make and fun to eat!

To Healthy Cooking and Eating!

Melissa

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Breakfast Burritos with Refried Beans and Salsa

A burrito with added refried beans offers a fiber filled delicious healthy breakfast.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Anytime!, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 14.5 oz can refried beans or use my Easy Refried Bean recipe
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 6 eggs if you do not eat eggs use Just Eggs alternative
  • 1 cup pepper jack or cheddar cheese shredded (or plant-based cheese)
  • Salsa use store bought brand of your choice
  • 4 large flour tortillas

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, Beat eggs with a little water and salt. Heat a large non-stick pan. Pour eggs into the pan and cook until desired doneness (about 3-5 minutes).
  • Remove eggs from heat and fold in ¼ cup of desired cheese
  • Spread 1/4 cup of beans on each tortilla, divide egg mixture on top of the beans, and add the remaining cheese.
  • Scoop 2 tablespoons of salsa over each tortilla. Then roll the tortilla by folding the sides over the filling and roll up from the bottom.
  • Serve with remaining salsa and refried beans.

Notes

MELISSA’S MODIFICATION
I love making breakfast burritos for breakfast or brunch. They are easy to make and packed with flavor and nutrition to get your day started.
The refried beans are filled with fiber, vitamins, and protein. I have made them with regular eggs and cheese, and with plant-based eggs and non-dairy cheese. Both ways are delicious!
NUTRITIONAL VALUE
1 Serving Just Eggs Omelet – based on 2 eggs (6 tbsp Just Eggs) & non- dairy Cheese = 220 Calories; 14.6g Fat; 502.5mg Sodium; 10.3g Carbs; .9g Fiber; 2g Sugar (natural); 11g Protein.
1 Eggs = 70 Calories; 4.5g Fat; 1.5g Sat Fat; 215mg Cholesterol; 65mg Sodium; 1 g Total Carbs, 0g Fiber, 0g Sugar; 6g Protein.
1 Serving Refried Beans = Calories 181; Fat 3.6g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 360.1mg; Total Carbs 29.2g, Fiber 9.7g, Sugar 1.1g; Protein 9.6g.
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