Southwestern Breakfast Burritos are one of our favorite make ahead breakfasts! Pop these breakfast burritos in the microwave and breakfast is ready!
A Healthy, Make Ahead Breakfast Recipe
And besides the flavor, that’s the best part of this recipe. THE KIDS can heat them up at breakfast time. What does that mean? Well, on the weekends it can mean a few extra minutes of sleep time that your kids won’t be bugging you about making breakfast for.
During the week it can mean that instead of you packing lunch, getting school work together and your own self together…the kids can take charge of their own breakfast.
These Southwester Breakfast Burritos aren’t just for breakfast, either! We love being able to pull them out of the freezer and have dinner ready in just minutes. It’s one less thing to worry about on a busy weeknight, and my boys LOVE eating breakfast food for dinner so this recipe is a win-win.
H0w To Make Breakfast Burritos
The filling comes together really easy, just scramble a dozen eggs…yep, a dozen eggs. This makes 10 large burritos so don’t start thinking I’m crazy just yet.
When the eggs are done, remove them to a bowl and get the peppers and onions into the same skillet.
Cook those down for about 10 minutes then you can start dumping everything in. The ham, the beans, the seasonings and the eggs all go in.
Now it’s time to fill the tortillas. You probably all know by now how to roll up a burrito, but in case you don’t I’ll show you a picture of how it’s done.
Get your filling on the bottom third of the tortilla then fold in both sides like I did in the picture.
Now you can roll up the tortilla from the long end, making sure those sides stay tucked in, and you’ve got yourself a burrito! Place the rolled burrito on a board seam side down. These Southwestern Breakfast burritos bake in the oven for 25 minutes, then you can either dive in or let them cool to freeze.
I know when I make these at home at least 2 are gone by the time I’m ready to freeze – but that still leaves me plenty for those early morning breakfasts that I don’t have to cook!
My boys definitely each have their favorites for breakfast, my little guy loves these Pancake and Maple Breakfast Sandwiches, and my older son likes things like cereal and homemade granola. Finding something that they BOTH love is sometimes tricky…but these burritos seem work!