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Make-Ahead Freezable Breakfast Burritos

Mornings are a busy time for parents. It can be difficult to make a protein-packed breakfast and get out the door. These breakfast burritos can be made ahead of time and frozen for easy reheating and eating.

Nutrition Tip: Research shows that eating breakfast has a positive effect on kids’ behavior and academic performance. Make-ahead meals they can grab mean even early-morning breakfasts are a lot more likely to happen!

Make-Ahead Freezable Breakfast Burritos

Make-Ahead Freezable Breakfast Burritos

Mornings are a busy time for parents. It can be difficult to make a protein-packed breakfast and get out the door. These breakfast burritos can be made ahead of time and frozen for easy reheating and eating.

Yield: 14
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 16 ounces lean turkey breakfast sausage
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small RealSweet® sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato on the vine, finely chopped
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup lowfat shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 14 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tsp. oil in nonstick skillet over medium meat. Add sausage and cook 5-8 minutes, or until cooked through. Transfer to plate and set aside.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add 1 tsp. oil, peppers and onions, and cook 3-5 minutes, or until softened. Add tomatoes and cook 2 minutes.
  3. Scramble eggs and pepper in large bowl. Add to pan and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring, or until eggs are set.
  4. Remove from heat and mix in sausage and cheese. Let cool.
  5. Fill tortillas with ½ cup egg mixture, roll into burrito and lay seam-side-down on a parchment-line baking sheet. Freeze 1 hour, transfer to freezer-safe zip top bag and return to freezer.
  6. To reheat burritos, remove from freezer, wrap in paper towel and microwave on HIGH 1-2 minutes.

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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  1. I love that there are veggies in these make ahead freezable breakfast burritos. Great to have ready for busy school mornings!

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