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California Avocado Breakfast Burrito

California Avocado Breakfast Burrito
Total time:

18 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

8 min

Burritos have become as American as chocolate chip cookies and this version, filled with sumptuous California Avocado, bell pepper, and spicy cheese, makes a savory, quick-to-fix choice for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Good source of Vitamin A, Calcium and Iron. Excellent source of Vitamin C.


Serving Size: 4

4 (11-in. diameter) flour tortillas
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
1/3 cup chopped onion
3 Tbsp. butter
8 eggs
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup shredded low-fat pepper jack cheese
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado seeded, peeled and diced
As needed Sour cream for garnish
As needed Tomatillo or tomato salsa for garnish

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  1. Wrap tortillas in foil; warm in a 400 degree F oven.
  2. While the tortillas heat, sauté bell pepper and onion in butter until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile beat together eggs and salt.
  4. When vegetables are done, pour egg into pan; gently stir in avocado.
  5. Cook, over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until soft curds form, about 3 minutes.
  6. Put 1/4 of the egg mixture down the center of one warmed tortilla; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese.
  7. Fold in top and bottom of each tortilla.
  8. Roll up from side.
  9. Repeat with each tortilla.
  10. Garnish each burrito with a dollop of sour cream and a spoonful of salsa.

Serving Suggestions: Add more fruits to your diet by serving with a fresh fruit salad or sliced tomatoes.

Beverage Pairings: Try with fresh-squeezed orange juice.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 520; Total Fat 33 g (Sat 13 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3.5 g, Mono 13 g); Cholesterol 410 mg; Sodium 940 mg; Potassium 440 mg; Total Carbohydrates 36 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars 3 g; Protein 23 g; Vitamin A 1605 (IU); Vitamin C 42 mg; Calcium 285 mg; Iron 3.6 mg; Vitamin D 92 (IU); Folate 86 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 70%; Calcium 30%; Iron 20%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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