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Beef Breakfast Burrito

 Beef Breakfast Burrito
Ground Beef, peppers and onions are quickly sautéed and wrapped up with scrambled eggs. Serve with lime-cilantro cream and salsa. Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff
4 ServingsTotal Time: 20 min. to 25 min.


  • 12 ounces Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend or shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 medium spinach or plain flour tortillas (10-inch diameter), warmed
  • Salsa
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat dairy sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro


  • Combine Lime-Cilantro Cream ingredients in small bowl, if desired.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground
  • Beef with bell pepper, onion, chili powder and cumin; cook 8 to 10
  • minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally.

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Beef Breakfast Burrito (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Remove beef mixture from skillet; keep warm.
  • Combine eggs, water and 1 tablespoon cilantro in medium bowl. Spray
  • same skillet with cooking spray. Pour into skillet; cook over medium
  • heat 2 to 3 minutes or until scrambled, stirring occasionally.
  • Season with salt, if desired. Stir in beef mixture and cheese; cook
  • 1 minute or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Spoon beef mixture evenly in a row across center or each tortilla,
  • leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides. Fold right and left
  • sides of tortilla over filling. Ford bottom edge up over filling and
  • roll up; cut diagonally in half. Serve with Lime-Cilantro Cream and
  • salsa, as desired. Yield: 4 servings.