Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Beef Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Here is a simple, creative and delicious way to include lean protein in your breakfast routine.


·         1 lb. ground beef (96% lean)
·         1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
·         1 small onion, finely chopped
·         2 teaspoons ground  chile powder
·         1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
·         4 eggs, beaten
·         2 tablespoons water
·         1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
·         1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
·         1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend or shredded Cheddar cheese
·         4 medium spinach or plain flour tortillas (10-inch diameter), warmed
·         Salsa


1.       Heat large non-stick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef with bell pepper, onion, chili powder and cumin; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from beef mixture from skillet; keep warm.

2.       Combine eggs, water and 1 tablespoon cilantro in medium bowl. Spray same skillet with cooking spray. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until scrambled, stirring occasionally. Season with salt, if desired. Stir in beef mixture and cheese; cook 1 minute or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

3.       Spoon beef mixture evenly in a row across center of each tortilla, leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides. Fold right and left sides of tortilla over filling. Fold bottom edge up over filling and roll up; cut diagonally in half. Serve with  salsa, as desired.

Happy Cooking

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