Sammie's Breakfast Burritos Recipe
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Sammie's Breakfast Burritos Recipe

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“We're trying to eat healthier, so this recipe is the result of lightening up fast-food burritos. You can replace the sausage with ham or bacon.”—Sandra Ward, Tulsa, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 breakfast turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 4 fat-free flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 burrito equals 211 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 233 mg cholesterol, 510 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, salsa, chili powder, cumin and pepper; set aside.
  2. Crumble sausage into a large skillet; cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain. Push sausage to the sides of pan. Pour egg mixture into center of pan. Cook and stir until set. Sprinkle cheese over the top. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
  3. Place 1/2 cup mixture on each tortilla; roll up. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sammie's Breakfast Burritos in Taste of Home October/November 2010, p63

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2016

"What a tasty and versatile recipe. I sometimes make a "grab and go" breakfast that we can take on the road with us. This one will be in the rotation!"

Reviewed May. 5, 2014

"My kids love these for a quick dinner before practice. And they are SUPER picky!"

Reviewed Feb. 23, 2011

"My husband and I really enjoyed these! I am a vegetarian so I made them with a sausage-style meat substitute."

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