Recipe: Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burrito

Healthy and hearty ingredients all rolled into one
Recipe: Huevos racheros breakfast burritos

Burritos are good any time, and the kind filled up with eggs are perfect for breakfast. The eggs, veggies and whole wheat in this burrito give you a hearty breakfast that’s low in fat and high in protein. It’s a healthy, delicious dish that will keep you feeling full longer.

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16 ounces chili beans in spicy sauce, undrained
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
¼ cup salsa, preferably chipotle
3 large egg whites
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
Cooking spray
4 large (10-inch) whole-wheat flour tortillas
¼ cup cilantro, chopped


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine beans, corn, and salsa.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  3. Beat together egg whites, eggs and sour cream.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Coat with cooking spray.
  5. Add egg mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally until eggs are set.
  6. Break into chunks and stir into bean mixture.
  7. Stack tortillas on a clean kitchen towel.
  8. Sprinkle a few drops of water over the top tortilla.
  9. Fold tortillas up in the towel. Heat in microwave oven until warm, 20 to 30 seconds. (Do not overwarm or the tortillas will be tough).
  10. Place tortillas on serving plates.
  11. Divide egg mixture over tortillas, and top with cilantro.
  12. Fold sides of tortillas over filling and roll up to form burrito.

Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings

Each serving contains:

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Calories 320
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 460mg
Total carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fiber 7g
Sugars 5g
Protein 17g

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