Morning Burritos – Start Your Day Like a Mexican

Eggs, sausage, cheese, and tomatoes wrapped in a tortilla shell make a delicious, quick, on the go burritos breakfast.



  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup onion – chopped
  • 1/4 cup green chilies – drained and chopped
  • 8 ounces ground sausage – cooked, crumbled and drained
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups pepper jack cheese – shredded
  • 6 tortillas – 8 inch
  • Salsa – optional
  • 1 tomato – chopped



  • Melt butter in a skillet.
  • Add onion and cook over medium heat until the onion is softened, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Stir in chilies and heat through.
  • Add in cooked sausage and remove from heat.
  • Combine eggs and water in a medium bowl.
  • Beat with a whisk until well mixed.
  • Pour the eggs into the skillet with the onions, chiles and sausage.
  • Cook over medium heat allowing the edges to solidify. Then lift and flip the eggs so that the underside can cook. Cook until the eggs are soft set, approximately 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • For each burrito, place 1/4 cup of shredded cheese on top of an open tortilla.
  • Heat for 45 seconds in the microwave.
  • Top with 1/3 cup of the egg mixture and 1 tablespoons of salsa, if desired, or 2 tablespoons of chopped tomatoes.
  • Top with another 1/4 cup of shredded cheese.
  • Fold one side of the tortilla over the filling.
  • Tuck in each end and roll up the tortilla.
  • Repeat with the rest of the tortillas.
  • Garnish with cilantro if desired.
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