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Egg and Cheese Burritos w/Fresh Pico

egg cheese burritos fresh pico
  • (1 large) tomato, chopped
  • (1/2 cup) green onions, chopped
  • (1/2 cup) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • (2 tsp.) fresh lemon juice
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • (1/8 tsp.) black pepper
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • (1/4 tsp.) fresh oregano, chopped
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • (1/8 tsp.) black pepper
  • (4 large) eggs, lightly beaten
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • (1/4 cup) onion, chopped
  • (1 2-oz. can) diced green chiles
  • (4 6-in.) corn tortillas
  • (1/2 cup) colby-Jack cheese, shredded

Egg and Cheese Burritos w/Fresh Pico

Warm corn tortillas filled with spicy green chiles, eggs and cheese.

Preparation Time
About 25 minutes
Cook Time
About 3 minutes


  1. 1Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat.
  2. 2In a small bowl, whisk together oregano, salt, pepper, eggs and ground red pepper. Pour into pan, add 1/4 cup onion and green chiles. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, stir to combine.

  3. 3Meanwhile, combine tomato, onions, cilantro, lemon juice, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes in a small bowl, set aside.
  4. 4Warm tortillas in microwave according to package. Assemble burritos by topping with eggs, 2 Tbsp. cheese and 1/3 cup pico. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 tortilla, 1/4 of eggs, 2 Tbsp. cheese, 1/3 cup pico

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 197
  • Total Fat 10.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 14.3 g
  • Protein 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol 258 mg
  • Sodium 372 mg
  • Fiber 2.4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Wraps and Pitas

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.