Three-Pepper Breakfast Burritos

Looking for a Mexican-style sandwich? Then check out these burritos made using three types of peppers and eggs - a hearty breakfast that's ready in 25 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1/2
medium green bell pepper, chopped
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1/2
medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
6
eggs
2
tablespoons milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
4
(7 or 8-inch) flour tortillas, heated
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 Melt margarine in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and bell peppers; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, salt and pepper; beat well.
  • 3 Pour egg mixture over vegetables in skillet. Reduce heat to medium; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until eggs are set but still moist, stirring frequently.
  • 4 To serve, spoon egg mixture onto warm tortillas; sprinkle with cheese. Roll up.

Expert Tips

Prepare these burritos with colorful, flavored tortillas such as garden vegetable or tomato-basil. Look for them in the deli, bakery or dairy case in the grocery store.

To reduce the fat in each serving of these burritos by about 8 grams and the cholesterol by about 320 grams, use refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product. Thaw the frozen egg product before using it.

For spicy burritos, season the egg mixture with 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
335mg
335%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.