Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Breakfast Burritos

So breakfast always seems to be an issue - that which is quick to grab is often unhealthy, not long lasting, and can quickly add up financially. So this is a one of the options I make in bulk and freeze ahead to grab and go. Lots of variations possible to keep from getting bored.

In this version, I used scrambled eggs, fresh shredded cheddar cheese and ground sausage.

No specific technique, warm up the tortilla, throw in your desired fillings, and wrap that baby up.

After folding the burrito up, I wrap it in plastic wrap and then package them in gallon freezer bags. Can thaw a few at a time, or the whole bag. Since they are individually wrapped, I re-use the freezer bags. Pop them in the microwave or in a skillet and you are good to go.

COST: $5.02
for 10 burritos ($.50/each)

1 lb Ground Sausage $2 (Aldi's)
10 Tortillas $.89 (Aldi's)
1 doz Eggs $.88 (Meijer - Easter special)
2 c Cheddar Cheese $1.25 (Costco - 2 lb block $4)
(I usually have enough filling left over for another breakfast)

Ham, Egg & Cheese
Grilled Peppers, Egg, & Cheese
Bacon, Egg, & Cheese
Egg, Cheese, & Green Chilis
Whole wheat tortilla, Egg Beaters, Turkey Sausage
Hash browns, egg, cheese, meat of choice
Whatever you can fit in a tortilla

Any suggestions to cut cost or for other variations?


  1. What a fabulous idea! Breakfasts are somewhat of a challenge...especially in getting some protein in. I LOVE this idea. Thank you!

  2. You. are. awesome. I bow down to you. :D

  3. can get a 2 pound block of cheese at Costco for $4? I definitely need to invest in a membership!

    So...ready for a challenge? I'm looking for a dessert for our Bible study on Saturday. If you've got a good one, I'd love to hear about it!


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