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Scrambled Egg and Cheese Burritos

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1
tablespoon corn or canola oil
1
tablespoon butter
1
cup onion, finely diced
1/2
cup green onion, chopped
1
cup tomatoes, finely diced
8
eggs
Salt and pepper, to taste
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos
2
cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
424.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31.7g
49%
Saturated Fat
15.9g
80%
Cholesterol
437.3mg
146%
Sodium
1094.2mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
7.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
27.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
18.60%
19%
Calcium
46.40%
46%
Iron
12.90%
13%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

To freeze the burritos, individually wrap them in plastic wrap before storing in the freezer.

To reheat the burritos, remove plastic wrap, wrap the burrito in a damp paper towel and heat in the microwave for 1 1/2-2 minutes.

Directions

  • 1 In a large frying pan, heat the oil and butter. Once the butter has melted, add both kinds of onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes, or until the onion is transparent. Add the tomato, mix with the onion, and sauté for 2 additional minutes.
  • 2 Crack the eggs into a big bowl and beat together. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • 3 Add the beaten eggs to the sauté and mix well. Scramble the eggs, stirring constantly for 5-7 minutes or until the eggs are completely cooked.
  • 4 Portion out the scrambled eggs evenly among the 4 tortillas. Add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese on top of each burrito.
  • 5 Fold down the upper half of each tortilla, then the two sides and continue wrapping up the tortilla until the burrito is formed.
  • 6 Serve burritos immediately or freeze to eat the next day.

When my oldest daughter left home to live on her own, one of my biggest worries was if she was eating well. So I started making 6-8 breakfast burritos, which I froze to send to her. This was an easy way for her to start the day with a rica meal. The only thing she had to do was heat the burritos in the microwave, and go! This is ideal for people that don’t have time to cook every day. Try this recipe and enjoy!

Rate and Comment

Oriana Romero Oriana Romero
September 14, 2015

When my oldest daughter left home to live on her own, one of my biggest worries was if she was eating well. So I started making 6-8 breakfast burritos, which I froze to send to her. This was an easy way for her to start the day with a rica meal. The only thing she had to do was heat the burritos in the microwave, and go! This is ideal for people that don’t have time to cook every day. Try this recipe and enjoy!