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Southwest Breakfast Burritos

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
Pepper Jack cheese adds a nice heat to this sausage, bell pepper, and scrambled egg burrito.


  • 8 oz turkey breakfast sausages, casings removed
  • 1/2 red or green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 4 8-inch whole wheat tortillas, warmed
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese


  • Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook sausage over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through. Pour off all but 1 Tbs drippings. Add bell pepper; sauté until softened, about 4 minutes.
  • Pour eggs over mixture in skillet. As eggs begin to set, gently pull the eggs across the pan with an inverted spatula, forming large soft curds. Continue cooking—pulling, lifting, and folding eggs—until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. Do not stir constantly.
  • Spoon egg mixture into center of tortillas, dividing evenly; sprinkle with cheese. Fold in sides of tortillas, then roll up burrito-style.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 374
  Calories from Fat 172 (46%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(39%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(103%)Cholesterol 308mg
(26%)Sodium 633mg
(5%)Potassium 175mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(59%)Protein 29g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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