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Make Ahead Healthy Breakfast Burrito

  • Author: Sylvia White RD
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 burritos 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Simple to make Healthy Breakfast Burritos that can be made ahead and frozen. Customize to your heart's content with your favorite add-ins. Great for those rushed days, just grab, microwave, and eat a hot, healthy breakfast in less than 2 minutes!



  • 8 eggs
  • 8 vegetarian sausage
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup veggies (options: spinach, kale, tomatoes, onions, peppers, mushrooms)
  • 8 whole grain tortillas
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Optional: 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce


  1. Heat a non-stick skillet on medium heat.
  2. Cook the sausage until done, breaking up into crumbles.
  3. Remove sausage and set aside.
  4. Saute vegetables and add to sausage mixture.
  5. Scramble eggs and mix into sausage and veggie mixture.
  6. Add hot sauce and red pepper flakes.
  7. Remove all from heat. For better freezing, let cool slightly before wrapping.
  8. Lay out burritos.
  9. Spoon an 1/8 or egg mixture on each burrito.
  10. Top with 1/8 of cheese.
  11. Wrap burrito by folding bottom in, then fold over sides.
  12. Lay flat on a sheet pan and freeze. Transfer to freezer zipper bag.
  13. To reheat: Place one burrito on a paper towel in microwave. Microwave 1 minute. Flip and microwave additional minute or until heated through. Microwave ovens may vary.

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