These Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos are much better than fast food! They’re flavorful, high protein, and convenient for walking/driving and eating.
Burritos are one of the fast food industry’s best sellers in the morning. Unfortunately like most things from fast-food restaurants, they are usually full of other not so great things.
The obvious solution is to make them yourself. Its a very easy process that produces excellent, highly portable results.
To start, you need to spend about 30 minutes of your time making a batch of burritos. Then just prepare them for freezing and freeze ’em up.
When you are ready to eat the burritos. Pull one out of the freezer the night before, or just put it into the microwave frozen in the morning. Heat until it reaches the desired temperature.
It is super easy to transport to work or school and it has some great health benefits. Benefit number one is just making sure you have breakfast!
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These Breakfast Burritos are the solution to "breakfast skippers" problem.
- 12 eggs
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 lb turkey sausage removed from casings, cooked and drained
- 1/2 cup each diced green pepper red pepper, onion
- 2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes
- 1 tbsp taco seasoning mix
- 1 heaping tbsp green chilis
- 1/2 cup chunky salsa
- 2 cups shredded old Cheddar cheese
- 24 flour tortillas
Saute the peppers, and onion over medium high heat in the olive oil until beginning to soften. Add the hash browns, taco seasoning, green chilis and continue to saute until golden and cooked through.
Add to the cooked sausage, add the salsa and mix everything together well.
Whisk the eggs together and begin to scramble in a non stick pan treated with cooking spray or oil over medium high heat.. When the eggs are still somewhat soft, add the sausage mixture and continue to scramble together. Remove from heat when eggs appear to be almost done.
Place 1/2 cup of the egg mixture onto each burrito and top with cheese.
Roll up each tortilla to make burritos, folding in the ends and rolling up. Place on parchment paper lined cookie sheets and freeze until solid. Then wrap individually and package in zip-lock freezer bags.