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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1 (6-Inch Size)
Shredded cheddar cheese
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g20.4%
Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 227.5 mg
Sodium 499.1 mg20.8%
Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.77 g3.1%
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 12 g24%
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.