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Breakfast Burritos cut in half and stacked on top of each other.
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Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

These Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos are crave-worthy and great for busy mornings. They’re freezer-friendly and filled with sausage, hash browns, peppers, eggs, and cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burritos, sausage
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 499kcal
Cost: $7.16

Equipment

  • large skillet
  • whisk
  • Wooden mixing spoon
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • Measuring spoons
  • small mixing bowl
  • measuring cups

Ingredients

BREAKFAST BURRITOS:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground breakfast sausage
  • 1 ½ cup frozen cubed hash browns
  • ¼ cup yellow onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup green or red bell pepper or a combination, finely diced
  • 8 large eggs lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican or Monterey jack cheese
  • 8 10-inch flour tortillas

FOR SERVING: (all optional)

  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • chopped cilantro
  • chopped green onions

Instructions

COOK BURRITO FILLINGS:

  • Heat oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until simmering.
  • Cook hash browns until golden brown, then remove them from the pan onto a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Add sausage, onion, and peppers to the skillet and cook until no pink remains. Drain off the grease.
  • Add the hash browns back to the pan.
  • Pour the lightly beaten eggs into the skillet and cook until they are set, stirring frequently.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Remove the burrito filling from the heat.

ASSEMBLE BURRITOS:

  • Heat each tortilla in the microwave for 8-10 seconds to make it easier to roll.
  • Spoon the filling onto the bottom ⅓ of each tortilla.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Fold the sides and then the ends over and roll up the burrito as tightly as possible.
  • Serve immediately or freeze the burritos. (See freezing and reheating instructions in the notes below).

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Notes

TO FREEZE:
Wrap the burritos in foil or parchment paper. Add to a freezer-safe Ziploc bag or container. Freeze for up to 2 months.
TO REHEAT:
Place 1 burrito on a microwave-safe plate or dish and cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Let rest for 30 seconds before eating.

Nutrition

Serving: 1burrito | Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 233mg | Sodium: 823mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 3mg