Make this Great Hot Breakfast in 3 Minutes

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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Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burrito
Makes 1 serving

1 flour tortilla (6-inch size)
1 egg
1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon salsa

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.

Recipe adapted from the American Egg Board.

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Posted: Sep 1st by