Breakfast Burrito Ala Idaho

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

This burrito makes a satisfying and comforting breakfast. I often make extra mashed potatoes just to have this burrito the next morning.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Warm a large skillet (big enough to hold burrito size tortilla) over medium heat.
  2. Butter (1T or so) can be added to the skillet to help brown the tortilla and give the outside more flavor and crispness, but I always just warm it in a dry (no butter or oil) skillet.
  3. Spread mashed potatoes down the center of tortilla.
  4. Place the tortilla in warm skillet, mashed potato side up.
  5. Sprinkle cheese on potatoes.
  6. Sprinkle bacon pieces on cheese.
  7. Spread scrambled eggs on top of bacon.
  8. Top with salsa and sour cream.
  9. If you like your tortilla soft, slide it out of the pan onto a plate as soon as it is warm. Roll and eat.
  10. If you prefer your tortilla crunchy, continue to cook until it starts to brown, slide out of the pan onto a plate and roll imediatly.


Most Helpful

Thank you for posting this recipe! I had to use some potatoes before they spoiled and I made a huge batch of mashed potatoes - so I am looking for all the ways to use them. This was a very good breakfast and my super picky husband even loved it. 5 stars!

Cody Jo July 26, 2010

Gosh this is great! I, too, will make mashed potatoes just for this breakfast. This makes a full, delicious burrito with a great blend of flavors. Thanks for posting!

pattikay in L.A. February 16, 2008

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