Egg and ham breakfast burrito
Oct 14, 2022 • 15 min
Start your 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 slices deli ham (reduced sodium, chopped (about 3 oz.)
- 1/4 c. onion (diced)
- 1/4 c. green pepper (diced)
- Corn tortillas (heated)
- Hot pepper sauce
In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, hot pepper sauce, black pepper and cheese.
Heat margarine in a medium nonstick pan over medium heat.
Add ham and sauté 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 teaspoon 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