If you’re in the habit of grabbing a hot egg sandwich on your way to work, this breakfast burrito by Clean Eating is for you. Make these burritos in advance, then wrap them up and freeze. When you wake up in the morning, simply pop one in the toaster oven to heat while you’re getting ready, then take it with you on the go – it’s genius!
Ingredients for servings
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 small sweet potato peeled and diced
0.75 cup frozen, sliced tricolor bell peppers thawed
2 cups packed baby spinach roughly chopped
1 teaspoon chile powder
2 large eggs beaten
2 large egg whites beaten
4 whole wheat tortillas (9- or 10-inch)
1 ounce shredded cheddar cheese
In a medium skillet on medium, heat oil. Add potato, onion and bell peppers, and sauté for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and onions are translucent. Add spinach and chile powder; sauté for 2 minutes more.
Increase heat to medium high. Add eggs and egg whites. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until eggs are cooked through. Turn off heat and let cool for about 10 minutes
Alternatively, line with parchment paper and then wrap in foil.)
Baked burritos will stay warm for 15 to 20 minutes; they can be eaten on the go or when you get to work. If reheating in the microwave, make sure to remove foil first.)