Getting out the door in the morning with breakfast is always a challenge for me. Cereal gets old and I just don’t have time to make anything of substance like pancakes or an omelet.
Today’s recipe, a breakfast burrito, hits all the important marks for me:
• Quick (under 3 minutes total time)
• Few ingredients (just four: egg, salsa, cheese, tortilla)
• Easy (assemble and microwave)
• Portable (hand-held to eat on the run)
• Tasty (most important)
• Healthy (excellent source of protein, good source of Vitamin D, folate, calcium and iron)
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6 inch flour tortilla
Shredded cheddar cheese
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g15.1%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 227.5 mg
Sodium 244.1 mg10.2%
Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.5%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 10 g19.4%
Vitamin A 10.6%
Vitamin C 1.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Line 2-cup microwave-safe cereal bowl with microwave-safe paper towel. Press tortilla into the bowl. Crack egg into the center of the tortilla and beat egg gently with a fork to blend. Microwave on high 30 seconds; stir and microwave 15 to 30 seconds more until egg is almost set.
Remove tortilla to a flat surface. Top egg with cheese and salsa; fold bottom of the tortilla over the egg and fold in each side.