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Recipe: beef breakfast burrito

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Beef breakfast burrito serving suggestion

beef breakfast burrito

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces ground beef (95% lean)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend or shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 medium spinach or plan flour tortillas (10-inch diameter), warmed
  • LIME CILANTRO CREAM
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat dairy sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Combine Lime-Cilantro Cream ingredients in small bowl, if desired. Set aside.

Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef with bell pepper, onion, chili powder and cumin; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from beef mixture from skillet; keep warm.

Combine eggs, water and 1 tablespoon cilantro in medium bowl. Spray same skillet with cooking spray. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until scrambled, stirring occasionally. Season with salt, if desired. Stir in beef mixture and cheese; cook 1 minute or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Spoon beef mixture evenly in a row across center of each tortilla, leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides. Fold right and left sides of tortilla over filling. Fold bottom edge up over filling and roll up; cut diagonally in half. Serve with Lime-Cilantro Cream and salsa, as desired.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Nutrition information per serving: 446 calories; 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat); 270 mg cholesterol; 824 mg sodium; 41 g carbohydrate; 3.3 g fiber; 33 g protein; 6.8 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.2 mcg vitamin B12; 5.6 mg iron; 44.6 mcg selenium; 5.0 mg zinc; 193.9 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline; and a good source of fiber.