Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

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2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes

3 tbsp olive oil

1 pound breakfast sausage, casing removed

8 large eggs, lightly beaten

1/3 cup milk

salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

8 (8-inch) flour tortillas

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

½ red bell pepper, diced

½ green bell pepper, diced

1 small onion, chopped

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


  1. In a bowl beat the eggs and milk. Season with salt and black pepper to taste and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat 2 tbsp of olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the potatoes and cook until brown and crispy. Season with salt and black pepper to taste and remove from the skillet.
  4. Heat the remaining olive oil in the same skillet.
  5. Add the sausage and cook, stirring until the sausage crumbles and is no longer pink.
  6. Add the onion and peppers and cook until tender.
  7. Drain excess fat, reserving 1 tablespoon in the skillet.
  8. Add the egg mixture and cook, until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains.
  9. Add the potatoes and cilantro and mix to combine.
  10. Divide the egg mixture between 8 tortillas, placing filling down center.
  11. Top with cheeses.
  12. Fold ends and sides over filling.
  13. Wrap in parchment paper, label and place in a freezer bag.
  14. Freeze for up to 1 month.
  15. When ready to eat, remove the frozen burrito from the freezer and unwrap from parchment paper.
  16. Wrap the frozen burrito in a wet paper towel and microwave for 3 minutes.(see note *)
  17. Cool for 1 minute, then unwrap and serve.

Cooking time may vary due to individual microwave wattage.

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