Southwest Breakfast Burritos
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 whole wheat tortillas (8 to 10-inch), warmed
- 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz.)
- 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 turner, 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.
Calories from Fat 251 (55%)
(42%)Total Fat 27g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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