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California Avocado Breakfast Burrito

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Total Time:

8min

Cook Time:

8min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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520
Calories
33 g
Total Fat
2 g
Dietary Fiber
23 g
Protein
36 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Breakfast Burrito

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.

Ingredients

Serves: 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
Tbsp.  Butter
  Eggs
1/4  tsp.  Salt
1/2  cup  shredded low-fat pepper jack cheese
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
  As needed  sour cream for garnish
  As needed  Tomatillo or tomato salsa for garnish

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

Instructions

  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
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 23 g
Total Carbs 36 g
Cholesterol 410 mg
Sodium 940 mg
Potassium 440 mg
Total Sugar 3 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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