Make-Ahead Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burrito

Make-Ahead Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burrito 7 Rating(s)



If you enjoy breakfast recipes, but also enjoy not spending too much time on weekdays preparing a healthy breakfast for yourself or the kids, this make-ahead, freezer-friendly breakfast burrito recipe is going to be your new favorite!

These are so easy to make, a dozen at a time; wrap them up and put in the freezer until you’re ready to pull one or a few out for an easy breakfast ready in 90 seconds.

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First, scramble some eggs in a skillet along with some green chilies and shredded bacon (optional, of course).  Add some extra protein with black beans or sausage, if you prefer.

scrambled eggs in skillet on stove, healthy breakfast recipe

Then gather up the tortillas, some shredded cheese (use whatever type of cheese is your favorite), and some waxed paper for wrapping.

tortillas, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, wax paper, healthy breakfast burrito

After spreading out the waxed paper pieces, set one tortilla on each waxed paper sheet, top with the eggs and some cheese.  Now they’re ready to fold up!

breakfast burritos laid out on wax paper, breakfast burrito recipe

Roll the tortilla up, burrito style, then lay it at the edge of the wax paper for rolling up. Fold one side of wax paper in towards burrito, then fold other side of wax paper in and towards center of burrito.

rolling up breakfast burrito on wax paper, breakfast recipe

Now gently roll the burrito up towards the opposite end of the wax paper until rolled up completely.

breakfast burrito rolled up in wax paper, freezer breakfast recipe

Place wrapped burritos into a freezer bag (labeled with date and heating instructions) and place in freezer until ready to use.

breakfast burritos in freezer bag, healthy breakfast recipe

To reheat burritos, simply remove one from bag, place it in the microwave (still in wax paper) for about 75 seconds (heating time can vary by microwave); unwrap and enjoy with your favorite salsa!

breakfast burrito on plate with salsa, breakfast recipe

For the detailed printable recipe or to save the recipe to your own online cookbook, see Breakfast Burritos.

See more Breakfast Recipes, including breakfast casseroles, crockpot breakfast recipes, and more.


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November 4th, 2015

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