Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Healthy, Low Fat Breakfast Burrito Recipe

If you think most breakfast burritos are loaded with fat, try this healthy, low fat version to help you reach your health and weightloss goals.

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Healthy Breakfast Burrito Recipe

This healthy burrito recipe offers over 21 grams of protein.


1 10-in. whole wheat flour tortilla
3 egg whites or 1/4 cup egg substitute
2 Tbs shredded, part-skim mozzarella cheese or other cheese with 5 grams or less of fat
1/2 slice lean ham, chopped
2 Tbs salsa
Nonstick spray oil
Salt and pepper to taste or healthy herbs and spices

Spray a frying pan with nonstick vegetable or olive oil spa and put over medium burner.

Add eggs. Cook 2 minutes

Remove eggs from pan and spoon onto tortilla.

Sprinkle the eggs with cheese and ham.

Add salt and pepper or herbs and spices of your choice.

Create a burrito by rolling tortilla and egg, ham and cheese mixture and wrapping in a paper towel.

Microwave for 10 seconds and serve with salsa.

Roll tortilla and fillings up "burrito style," wrap in a paper towel, and microwave for 10 seconds. East your healthy burrito with a little salsa.

Protein: 21.5 g
Fiber: 5 g
Carbs: 43 g
Fat Total: 10.4 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g

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