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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Make Ahead Freezer Breakfast Burritos

I have been asked to share the way I make my make ahead breakfast burritos. 
They are perfect for busy mornings, a quick hot meal or late night snack.
frozen breakfast burritos, egg sausage breakfast burritos

Here is how I make mine: You'll need...
A dozen medium sized flour tortillas. Warm them a bit when you start rolling so they are pliable
Cook up one package of  your favorite breakfast meat or do like I do, cook some ground turkey and season with lots of sage, salt and pepper
Grate two cups of cheese you like. I use cheddar
Dice up one can of potatoes or about two cups of cooked potatoes you may have left over
Whisk up 7-8 eggs

After cooking the meat, add the eggs and potatoes and season as you like. When cooled down and the tortillas are warmed and flexible, start an assembly line. I place about four squares of plastic wrap down at a time or even better have one of my kids come in an tear and set down some plastic wrap as I assemble the make ahead freezer breakfast burritos. 
Fill burritos and wrap with both ends tucked and then roll up in the wrap and a hint: wrap them on the diagonal on the plastic wrap. Then store together in the freezer in a large ziploc bag. When ready to eat, unwrap and heat in the microwave about a minute. Microwaves vary so test one for the perfect time of cooking. These provide a an easy healthy hot breakfast for everyone to grab and take with them.

egg sausage breakfast burritos, frozen breakfast burrtitos
For more breakfast recipes visit my recipe's page.


Cranberry Morning said...

What a smart idea! And the photo is gorgeous.

Kathleen Grace said...

This is such a great idea. I wish I had thought of this when my girls were in school. It would have been such a great way to make breakfast easy!

Cozy Little House said...

Already pinned it!

Kris said...

I do this frequently too. But I don't freeze them, because a dozen will go in a few days here with my big crowd!
xo Kris

Christine said...

This sounds great! Do you put the salsa in the wrap or is it for dipping?

Sam I Am...... said...

Thank you for the recipe! You know I love yours...every one I've made has always been super good! If you visit my blog, I posted THE BEST spinach quiche recipe I've ever eaten and I've eaten many! TTYL!

JoAnn Hutcheson said...

This is a really good idea, now if I can only make myself do it ;-)

Susanne said...

Great idea for when you have a hectic day and need a quick meal. Thanks for sharing, and congrats on being able once again to have your hens. I am so happy for you!
(((HUGS))) Susanne :)

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

I do. That way they just heat and go.

Michelle said...

My husband loves these. But I never thought of freezing them. Thanks for the tip.

NanaDiana said...

That is a really GREAT idea! Those sound delicious- xo Diana