Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day. This means you want to fuel your body with something healthy and delicious. The green eggs and ham breakfast burrito may sound like it was created by Seuss himself, but it’s actually just because of the vibrant ingredients that go into the wrapped breakfast meal.

This is an easy recipe to make and it’s something you can take on the road with you. It’s even something you can make ahead of time, wrap in foil, and heat up when you’re ready for breakfast. The whole family will love when you whip up these burritos because they’re fun and tasty.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup diced pancetta
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 2 whole-wheat tortillas*
  • Salt & fresh ground pepper

*the size of the tortilla is directly proportionate with just how big you want your burrito to be. A standard 10” tortilla will be sufficient so you can have room for the eggs and pancetta and have room for any other ingredients you may choose to add in.

Directions

  1. Heat a sauté pan over low heat.
  2. Add pancetta and cook until crisp, approximately 12 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat milk and eggs until well mixed. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat sauté pan with olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Add egg mixture to pan and let eggs cook for a minute before stirring. Scramble with a wooden spoon so large curds form. Cook for approximately 3 or 4 minutes or until they are cooked to doneness.
  6. Drain any remaining oil from pancetta. Add to scrambled eggs and mix together.
  7. Lay out tortillas and spread pesto across each. Divide the egg mixture across the two tortillas.
  8. Fold up the tortillas into a burrito. You can choose to roll and leave both ends open, or tuck both ends and then roll.

You may have noticed that there aren’t really any vegetables in this burrito. You can add onions and peppers, corn, and various other vegetables for some crunch and added flavor. It’s all up to you and just how hearty you want to make your breakfast burrito.

Mix in some of your favorite ingredients to make these burritos even more delicious. Depending upon your diet and the allotted calorie count, you may find that there are some other things you can include in your burrito, too – such as fresh sliced avocado or even some homemade salsa on the side. If you’re worried about the pancetta being too many calories, turkey bacon makes a great substitution, and there’s no oil to worry about draining, either.