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Breakfast Burritos

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Who would like an easy pull-out-of-the-freezer breakfast idea? And what if I told you this meal is loaded with classic favorites… scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, sautéed onions and peppers, and even diced potatoes?

Thankfully breakfast burritos not only contain all our breakfast favorites, but they are also ready in minutes!

sausage, eggs, onions, diced potatoes, and bell peppers on a gluten free tortilla

Thankfully a friend brought the idea of breakfast burritos to my attention years ago.

Can you believe I had never heard of these, let alone tried one? And in the last few years I’ve finally found tortillas these taste dreamy in!

So many tortillas fall apart just trying to wrap up the breakfast burritos. That’s not the case with the gluten free Mission brand tortillas I prefer using. I find these in many big chain grocery stores and on Amazon.

Breakfast Burrito Flavor

Undoubtedly the flavors in these burritos are amazing!

The breakfast sausage brings the perfect amount of spice and heat to the dish. Add in fresh diced peppers, onion, and scrambled eggs. And don’t get me started on the delicious diced potatoes.

Place all that in a warm tortilla and your breakfast goals just went off the charts.

7 REASONS WHY THESE SHOULD BE IN YOUR FREEZER:

  • for easy meals during camping trips
  • to take on road trips just store in a iced cooler
  • when company visits and breakfast time is limited
  • for those back-to-school early morning breakfasts
  • to heat up at work for lunch break
  • for college students needing a prepared breakfast
  • a quick meal for those “breakfast for dinner” kind of nights
A white plate with 2 large breakfast burritos on it. One is cut open and you can see eggs, bell peppers, sausage, and hash browns. They are topped with dairy free sour cream and a dollop of salsa

MORE DELICIOUS ADD-IN IDEAS:

Furthermore this recipe is versatile to include your family’s favorite breakfast foods! There are countless add-in ideas or substitutions such as:

  • crumbed bacon bits
  • diced bell peppers
  • sausageMulay’s Breakfast Sausage is certified gluten free, soy free, dairy free, and no MSG.
  • dairy free cheese
  • diced ham
  • diced potatoes
  • mushrooms
  • diced onion
  • spinach
  • refried beans
  • corn
  • garnishes–top with dollops of salsa, avocado, or dairy free sour cream
A white plate with 2 large breakfast burritos on it. One is cut open and you can see eggs, bell peppers, sausage, and hash browns. They are topped with dairy free sour cream and a dollop of salsa

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sausage, eggs, onions, diced potatoes, and bell peppers on a gluten free tortilla

lastly

Right now we have these stocked in the freezer for an upcoming glamping trip. These will be handy, quick, and easy to reheat on the mornings we’re planning on hiking .As you can tell one really can’t go wrong with this recipe idea. Breakfast burritos work well for everyone.

Go ahead and make these now. Your future self will thank you.

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Eat well and feel well,

Jill

Breakfast Burritos

Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Servings: 14 burritos
Author: Eating Gluten and Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 12 eggs, scrambled
  • 1 lb breakfast sausage, browned, crumbled, and drained
  • 1 16 oz diced hash browns, cooked
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 14 gluten and dairy free tortillas suggestion in post

Instructions

  • In large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and stir.
  • Once onion becomes translucent add in diced peppers. Stir occasionally until tender. Then add in scrambled eggs, hash browns, and ground sausage. Mix well.
  • If eating immediately, warm tortillas in the microwave and serve with the burrito mixture and top with garnishes.
  • If freezing to enjoy later allow the egg mixture to completely cool. Then heat tortillas and add the egg mixture. Roll them into a burrito, and wrap in aluminum foil. Place in a gallon size Ziploc bag and transfer to the freezer.
  • When ready to eat frozen breakfast burritos place in the microwave and heat for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Optional: garnish with salsa and dairy free sour cream.
  • Heating gluten free tortillas helps them to be more pliable and break or crumble which is common with some gluten free tortilla brands.

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8 Comments

  • Tracy November 15, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    I made these yesterday. I made a few different varieties. I made your recipe for me. My son only wanted eggs, bacon and cheese. My son has already eaten three of his!! And he is super picky! We both agree that next time we will put some hot sauce in there.

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    • Jill November 16, 2020 at 8:34 am

      Tracy– your burritos sound absolutely delicious. Hot sauce is such a great idea too. I’m so happy your son approved of these. Jill

      Reply
  • Autumn November 14, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Do you cook the tortillas before using them?

    Reply
    • Jill November 16, 2020 at 8:38 am

      Thanks for reaching out. I do heat the tortillas in the microwave. I’ll be sure to update the recipe to reflect that. Thanks again, Jill

      Reply
  • Kara July 21, 2020 at 11:14 am

    What is the best way to reheat these on a camping trip?

    Reply
    • Jill July 21, 2020 at 5:50 pm

      Thanks for reaching out! The best way is to wrap each burrito in tin foil after you assemble it. Then transfer to the freezer or refrigerator. Once you’re ready to reheat these make sure they’re thawed and still in the tin foil. Place each burrito in a skillet or griddle over the campfire. Flip burritos over to heat evenly throughout while heating. I hope this helps. Enjoy your trip. Jill

      Reply
  • Wendylee September 25, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    Do you have a gf/df tortilla brand that you can recommend?

    Reply
    • Jill October 2, 2019 at 5:33 pm

      I’m so glad you asked. For this recipe we currently prefer the gluten and dairy free Mission tortillas found in Walmart and other large grocery store chains. They definitely hold up the best. If you have any suggestions please feel free to share. Happy eating, Jill

      Reply

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