Breakfast Burrito

04/25/2014 Nutrition & Recipes Recipes

This quick and easy breakfast burrito is low in calories and will keep you energized until lunch time!


Burrito Filling Suggestions: Refried pinto beans Rice Avocado Bean sprouts Black beans Sautéed onions and mushroom Scrambled eggs

  • 2 large whole-wheat tortillas (8 inches or larger)
  • 4 tablespoons grated jack or cheddar cheese, optional
  • 1 cup burrito filling of your choice (see options above)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato salsa


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. On an oiled sheet pan, lay out the tortillas and sprinkle with cheese.
  • In the center of each tortilla, place ½ cup filling of your choice. Add the salsa and spread all the ingredients out to the edges of the tortilla.
  • Place the pan in the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Remove from the oven and gently roll each tortilla into a rectangle by folding in two of the sides and then rolling over into a box shape.

Nutritional Facts Per 8-inch burrito using tortillas, salsa, and cheese

  • Calories 213
  • Total fat 8.6
  • Saturated fat 4.3
  • Carbohydrates 25.8g
  • Protein 8.0g

Serving Information

  • Serves 2
  • Prep 5m
  • Cook 5m
  • Total Time 10m
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This recipe was taken from The Chopra Center Cookbook, which is based on the ancient healing wisdom of Ayurveda. All Ayurvedic recipes focus on creating balance and supporting the body's natural state of health. To learn more about Ayurveda and achieving optimal mind-body health, explore our Perfect Health and Journey into Healing workshops.Read more