California Avocado Breakfast Burrito

Total Time: 8 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 520
Total Fat 33g
Saturated Fat 13g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 410mg
Sodium 940mg
Total Carbs 36g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 23g
Potassium 440mg

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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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.

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Serves: 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 Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced As needed sour cream for garnish As needed Tomatillo or tomato salsa for garnish
  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.

Did You Know?

We have dozens of avocado toast recipes and breakfast recipes. And whether you want to use sliced or mashed California Avocados for your breakfast recipes, it is helpful to know how ripen an avocado and chose the ripeness you need.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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