Many people believe that burritos are too high in calories to enjoy as part of a healthy diet. But burritos can be a nutrient-rich and heart-healthy meal. Here is a low-calorie breakfast burrito packed with delicious and healthy ingredients.
Egg, Avocado & Black Bean Breakfast Burrito
Makes 4 servings (4 burritos)
1 1/3 cups egg whites
1 15 oz can low-sodium/no-salt-added black beans
4 whole wheat burrito-size tortillas
2 medium avocados, sliced
Optional: 1/4 cup low-sodium salsa or hot sauce
Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat on medium. Add egg whites to the skillet and scramble until they are almost set. Add the black beans and continue stirring, mixing evenly with the eggs.
When the beans have been heated through and the eggs are to your liking, turn off stove and remove skillet from heat. Microwave the tortillas for 45 seconds so that the burritos will be easier to roll.
Place the tortillas on a work surface and add the eggs and beans to the center of each tortilla. Add avocados and salsa/hot sauce. Roll burrito by folding the bottom toward the top of the tortilla, about one inch from the top. Tuck the bottom flap underneath the burrito filling. Next, fold the sides of the tortilla inward before rolling the burrito forward. Enjoy!
Serving size: 1 burrito
Calories: 289; Total fat: 15 g; Saturated fat: 2 g; Sodium: 218 mg; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Total carbs: 34 g; Fiber: 10 g; Sugars: 2 g; Protein: 12 g
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