“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos

May 23, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos. Start the Day off with a Delicious and Healthy Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos. To make these Burritos you’ll be needing Non Stick Cooking Spray, Red Bell Peppers, Green Onions, Red Pepper Flakes, Egg Whites, Cilantro, Flour Tortillas, Shredded Low Sodium Reduced Fat Monterey Jack Cheese, and Salsa. There’s 192 calories and 21 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos
Breakfast, as they say, is the most important meal of the day. Start your morning off right with these breakfast burritos, full of south-of-the-border flavor!

Nonstick cooking spray
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
5 green onions, sliced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
8 egg whites
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded low-sodium reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
1/3 cup salsa

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burrito with 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon salsa

1. Spray medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Add bell pepper, green onions, and red pepper flakes; cook and stir 3 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

2. Add egg whites to vegetables. Reduce heat to low. Cook and stir 3 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle with cilantro.

3. Stack tortillas and wrap in paper towels. Microwave on high 1 minute, or until tortillas are hot.

4. Place one-fourth egg mixture on each tortilla. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold sides over to enclose filling. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 192 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 10 g, Sodium: 423 g, Fiber: 2 g

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