Healthy Breakfast Burrito

1 serving(s)


1 whole-grain tortilla

1 egg, scrambled

1/2 cup fresh spinach

1/4 cup cooked brown rice

1/2 cup black or pinto beans 1 ounce shredded Monterey  Jack cheese



Heat tortilla over an open flame or in the microwave so it is easy to fold. Roll up the egg, spinach, rice, beans and cheese in the tortilla. (Leftover cooked meats and vegetables can also be added, if you wish.) Wrap in wax paper, then heat in microwave before leaving the house.


Per serving: 789 calories, 41 grams protein, 120 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams sugar, 17 grams fat, 211 milligrams cholesterol, 369 milligrams sodium, 20 grams dietary fiber.

Michael Klein