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Southwest Breakfast Burritos

Southwest Breakfast BurritosRecipe courtesy of the American Egg Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces turkey breakfast sausages, casings removed
1/2 red or green bell pepper, diced
4 large eggs, beaten
4 (8 to 10-inch) whole wheat tortillas, warmed
1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 ounces)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook sausage over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings. Add bell pepper; sauté until softened, about 4 minutes
  2. Pour eggs over mixture in skillet. As eggs begin to set, gently pour the eggs across the pan with an inverted turner, forming large soft curds. Continue cooking - pulling, lifting and folding eggs - until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. Do not stir constantly.
  3. Spoon egg mixture into center of tortillas, dividing evenly; sprinkle with cheese. Fold in sides of tortillas, then roll up burrito-style.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 457; Total Fat: 27g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 333mg; Total Carbs: 25g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 25g; Sodium: 744mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the American Egg Board.