• Feel Good
  • 21st Apr 2022
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  • 2 minutes

Breakfast Burrito

This hearty, healthy breakfast burrito recipe is the best way to kickstart your morning.

Serves: 3 to 6



1 pound small round yellow potatoes, cut into ½ inch pieces

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

½ teaspoon smoked paprika

Pinches of red pepper flakes

1 red bell pepper

3 12-inch tortillas

1 cup fresh spinach

½ cup shredded red cabbage, optional, for colour and crunch

9 scrambled eggs

¾ cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed

½ cup pico de gallo

1 ripe avocado

½ cup cilantro leaves

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 lime, for squeezing

Cilantro Lime Dressing, for dipping



Heat the oven to 425°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the potatoes onto the sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper, the smoked paprika, and pinches of red pepper flakes. Toss to coat, spread evenly on the pan, and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and crisp around the edges.

Heat a grill pan on the stove to medium heat. Place the red pepper on the pan and let it char for 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until the pepper is soft and each side has black grill marks. Alternatively, you can roast it in the oven until soft. Remove from the grill, remove the stem and ribbing, and slice the pepper into strips.

Assemble the burritos: Divide the spinach leaves and red cabbage, if using, among the tortillas. Top with the scrambled eggs, red pepper strips, black beans, pico de gallo, potatoes, avocado, and cilantro. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and a squeeze of lime. Fold the left and right sides of the tortilla over the filling. Fold the bottom flap of the burrito up and over the filling, tucking the sides and the filling as you roll the burrito. Wrap in foil, slice, and serve with Cilantro Lime Dressing for dipping.


Recipe credit: Love & Lemons

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Laura Kingston
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Laura is the Founder and Editor of High Life North. She had the idea to set up an exclusively digital women’s magazine after feeling there was a gap in the market in the North East. With over 10 years of experience in marketing and PR, Laura had a very clear…


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