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Green Chili Breakfast Burrito

green chili breakfast burrito recipe
This breakfast burrito recipe is covered in a tasty, and a bit spicy, green chili sauce. This breakfast meal has it all - bacon, eggs, potatoes and veggies.

You can modify this recipe to make it healthier by using turkey bacon or turkey sausage. You can also use ham which is a leaner meat.


Skip the meats all together and add more veggies to make this a healthy start to your day. 


Green Chili Breakfast Burrito

Kick your day off with these breakfast burritos that have a bit of kick with the green chili sauce.

Recipe Type

Breakfast, Mexican

Degree of Difficulty

 moderate

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 lb Red potatoes, boiled until tender and diced
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 thick-cut bacon slices
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 Whole Wheat Tortillas, small
  • 3 oz cheddar cheese (reduced fat), shredded
  • 2 Tbs olive oil

Green Chili Ingredients

  • 3 can (6 oz) Green Chili Peppers, chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) Diced Tomato
  • 1 each jalapeño, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 each onion chopped
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Directions For Green Chili Sauce

  1. Saute onions in large saucepan lightly coated with olive oil.
  2. Once onions are tender, add cans of green chilis, canned tomatoes, garlic salt, cumin, diced jalapeno and water.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and let simmer about 10 or 15 minutes.
  5. combine 2 tablespoons of flour with water. Add water slowly and whisk together until it is a creamy consistency.
  6. Pour flour/water mixture into green chili mixture slowly, and whisk until well blended.
  7. Let simmer another 5 - 10 minutes until green chili sauce has thickened. Turn off heat.

Directions For Burritos

  1. While the green chili sauce is simmering, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat in non-stick skillet.
  2. Add the red and green bell peppers and cook for about 8 - 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the potatoes and cook for another 3 - 5 minutes or until potatoes are warm.
  4. While bell peppers are cooking, fry the bacon pieces until crispy.

  5. Beat together the eggs and a touch of skim milk.
  6. Cook eggs (scrambled).
  7. Add bell peppers and crumble the bacon into the eggs. Stir together slightly.
  8. Place a large spoonful of the egg mixture onto whole wheat tortilla.
  9. Place 2 tablespoons of green chili on top of egg mixture.
  10. Fold tortilla shell and place seam side down on microwave safe plate.
  11. Top burrito with more green chili (about 1/4 cup).
  12. Place 1/2 oz shredded cheese on top of burrito.
  13. Heat in microwave just until cheese is melted.
  14. Optional: Serve with salsa and/or sour cream.

Cooking Times

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.



Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings:6
Serving Size 10.7oz
Calories 307.49
Total Fat 20.82g
      Sat Fat 5.79g
Cholesterol 111.39mg
Sodium 1403.29mg
Total Carbohydrates 18.98g
      Fiber 3.1g
      Sugar 2.74g
Protein 11.69g



Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts: 10
Points Plus: 11

Note: For Naked Burrito (no tortilla shell) the points would be WW Orig. 7; Points Plus 8.

Tips

If you don't want this breakfast burrito recipe too spicy, just don't use the jalapeno in the green chili sauce. If you want more spice, leave the seeds of the jalapeno or add more.

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