Egg and ham breakfast burrito

Jul 26, 2022 • 15 min

Start  you day off right with a lower-carb breakfast option. Packed with filling protein, fiber and nutrients, this breakfast burrito will keep you going until lunch. Swap out the ham for extra veggies if you’d like.


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tsp margarine (trans fat-free)
  • 4 slice deli ham (reduced sodium, chopped (about 3 oz)
  • 1/4 cup onion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper (diced)
  • corn tortillas (heated)
  • salsa
  • hotpepper sauce


Step 1:

In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, hot pepper sauce, black pepper and cheese.

Step 2:

Heat margarine in a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. 

Step 3:

Add ham and sautéé for 2–3 minutes. Then remove ham and set to the side.

Step 4:

Add onions and green peppers to the hot pan and cook for about 5 minutes. 

Step 5:

Add ham back to the pan.

Step 6:

Reduce the heat to low and add eggs to the pan. Gently stir and continue lightly cooking over low heat until eggs are cooked.

Step 7:

Portion into four servings. Spoon each onto a tortilla and top each with 1 tsp salsa.

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

Serving Size: 1 Burrito

Amount per serving

Calories 200

Total Fat 8g; Saturated Fat 2.5g

Cholesterol 200mg

Sodium 380mg

Total Carbohydrate 15g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Total Sugars 2g

Protein 16g

Potassium 270mg

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