Perfect for those busy mornings, these healthy breakfast burritos are super tasty and full of ingredients that will give your morning a jump start, and a easy to freeze for a quick meal. Seasoned sweet potatoes, turkey sausage links, eggs, and wheat tortillas make this a winning breakfast.
One of the first recipes I shared on Clarks Condensed were these freezer breakfast burritos, and I’ve kind of been surprised at their popularity. The picture aren’t that great, and I don’t think they look particularly appetizing…but apparently people liked them!
In an attempt to be healthier, I decided to make a new version of those freezer breakfast burritos, and just healthy them up a little bit. I swapped out white tortillas for wheat tortillas, sweet potatoes for regular potatoes, and Jimmy Dean turkey sausage links for pork sausage. I thought about just using egg whites, but I didn’t want to do anything too crazy 😉
And the verdict? So yummy! I know I say that about every recipe I post, but truly, would you want me posting a recipe that I didn’t think was yummy?!
To be honest, I liked these ones so much better than the other ones. Don’t get me wrong — the other ones are delicious too, but these just had a slightly better taste, and they do taste healthier (in a good way). They are super easy to freeze, and only take less than two minutes to heat up in the microwave. Perfect for a breakfast on the go, or for those mornings you don’t feel like making anything else (so, pretty much every day in my case!)
I think the all star ingredient in these are the sweet potatoes. Now, if you don’t like sweet potatoes, or have never tried them…I highly recommend trying them how I prepped them for these burritos. They are perfectly seasoned, sweet, and can be made in the microwave. If you have a good knife (we recently purchased this set and love them) that makes all the difference when dicing sweet potatoes. And that’s the hardest part!
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They do take some time to assembled — you’ve got to make the potatoes, and cook the eggs:
However, once you get those things done, all you have to do is throw all the ingredients into the pan you made the eggs in (make sure you use a large skillet!), heat, and then assemble!
I mention a seasoning called Celestial Seasonings Spicy Southwest. Here’s a picture, but if you can’t find it, feel free to use whatever spicy seasoning you want!
And if you want to freeze them follow these easy instructions:
- Fold burritos and place on a jelly roll pan or cookie sheet
- Place in the freezer for two hours for a “flash freeze”
- Remove from freezer and wrap tightly in plastic wrap
- Place plastic wrapped burritos in a gallon sized freezer bag
- Place in freezer
- When you want to reheat them, remove plastic, place on a piece of paper towel, and cook for 1:30 – 2 minutes.
- 1 1/2 cups of diced sweet potatoes
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
- 1/2 tablespoon
- 1 teaspoon Celestial Seasonings Spicy Southwest seasoning, or another spicy seasoning
- Pour coconut oil on sweet potatoes and stir.
- Add in seasoning and stir again.
- Place in microwave for 2.5 minutes. Remove and stir.
- Microwave for an additional 2.5 minutes, or until soft.
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