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)
- hotpepper sauce
In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, hot pepper sauce, black pepper and cheese.
Heat margarine in a medium non-stick pan over medium heat.
Add ham and sautéé for 2–3 minutes. Then remove ham and set to the side.
Add onions and green peppers to the hot pan and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add ham back to the pan.
Reduce the heat to low and add eggs to the pan. Gently stir and continue lightly cooking over low heat until eggs are cooked.
Portion into four servings. Spoon each onto a tortilla and top each with 1 tsp salsa.
Serving Size: 1 Burrito
Amount per serving
Total Fat 8g; Saturated Fat 2.5g
Total Carbohydrate 15g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Total Sugars 2g
Adapted from diabetesfoodhub.org