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Make this Great Hot Breakfast in 3 Minutes

By David Hu

Getting out the door in the morning with breakfast is always a challenge for me. Cereal gets old and I just don’t have time to make anything of substance like pancakes or an omelet.

Today’s recipe, a breakfast burrito, hits all the important marks for me:

Quick (under 3 minutes total time)
Few ingredients (just four: egg, salsa, cheese, tortilla)
Easy (assemble and microwave)
Portable (hand-held to eat on the run)
Tasty (most important)
Healthy (excellent source of protein, good source of Vitamin D, folate, calcium and iron)

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Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burrito
Makes 1 serving

1 flour tortilla (6-inch size)
1 egg
1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon salsa

Line 2-cup microwave-safe cereal bowl with microwave-safe paper towel. Press tortilla into the bowl. Crack egg into the center of the tortilla and beat egg gently with a fork to blend. Microwave on high 30 seconds; stir and microwave 15 to 30 seconds more until egg is almost set.

Remove tortilla to a flat surface. Top egg with cheese and salsa; fold bottom of the tortilla over the egg and fold in each side.

Recipe adapted from the American Egg Board.

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Reader Comments (1)

i LOVE it! the color is so tempting to me. what's more surprising here is you give importance to the nutritional value of the food which is very good!

September 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJune | Poster Prints

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