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Southwest Tortilla Scramble

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

2 servings

Here’s my version of a deconstructed breakfast burrito that’s actually good for you. Go for hefty corn tortillas in this recipe. Flour ones can get lost in the scramble. —Christine Schenher, Exeter, California
Southwest Tortilla Scramble Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 corn tortillas (6 inches), halved and cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk egg whites, eggs and pepper. Stir in tortillas, spinach and cheese.
  2. Heat a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Pour in egg mixture; cook and stir until eggs are thickened and no liquid egg remains. Top with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 195 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 217mg cholesterol, 391mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.

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