Sausage-Egg Burritos Recipe
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Sausage-Egg Burritos Recipe

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My husband and I try to eat healthy, but finding new meals for breakfast is a challenge. By adding tomatoes, spinach and garlic to traditional egg whites, we can have a dish that is both light and satisfying.—Wendy G. Ball, Battle Creek, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound bulk lean turkey breakfast sausage
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 burrito (calculated without salsa): 258 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 134mg cholesterol, 596mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook sausage over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Remove from pan.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and egg whites until blended. In same pan, add eggs; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are thickened and no liquid egg remains. Remove from pan; wipe skillet clean if necessary.
  3. In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add spinach, tomatoes and garlic; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Stir in sausage and eggs; heat through. Sprinkle with pepper.
  4. To serve, spoon 2/3 cup filling across center each tortilla. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling and roll up. If desired, serve with salsa. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sausage-Egg Burritos in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2016, p72

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