Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins
I guess you'd call this OAMC......I've kind of modified it to suit my tastes, but you can put anything in these, or adjust the quanities. Soemtimes, I'll use ham, too
- 1⁄2 lb bacon
- 12 ounces of jimmy dean reduced-fat sausage
- 1 (8 ounce) bagof frozen home fries or 1 (8 ounce) bag hash browns or 1 (8 ounce) bag O'Brien potatoes
- 1 (4 ounce) canchopped green chilies, drained
- 3 dozen eggs (beaten well)
- 2 dozen 12-inch flour tortillas
- 2 cups of shredded cheese, any flavor
- salsa (optional)
- Cook and drain the bacon and sausage.
- Crumble the bacon.
- Set aside.
- Leave a small amount of grease in the pan, and cook the potatoes.
- Be sure the potatoes are comepltely cooked, and properly browned--the texture is funny if you don't.
- Combine eggs and green chilies.
- Add the eggs and green chilies to the potatoes, and stir.
- When eggs are almost done, add the meats, and continue to cook, until eggs are no longer shiny.
- Add cheese, and remove from heat.
- Stir to combine.
- Spread out tortillas on counter.
- Spoon the suficient amount of egg mixture on top of tortilla, top with salsa, and roll up, burrito style.
- Wrap each individually in waxed paper, then place as many as will fit in a ziploc bag (I usually get 6-8 in a bag) Freeze.
- To reheat, leave in waxed paper and set on plate.
- Microwave 3 minutes.
- Let sit one minute, then unwrap and eat.
This should be renamed "Perfect Hang-over Breakfast"! Which is the whole reason I tried it to begin with;) I used 1lb. Bob Evans sausage, 1lb. shredded hashbrowns (cooked well done & crispy), can of chilies, 2 dozen eggs, and about 2 cups of cheese. This amount made 10 8" burritos (whole wheat for DH) and 14 6" smaller ones for me. I decide to skip the bacon and they are still yummy. Even scaled down, it makes quite a bit & it's a reward to our friends in the morning for not drinking and driving the previous nite! thanks for this great one! PS: we microwaved for about 1 min & that was plenty.
New favorite breakfast grab-it-n-run treat! I'm not a breakfast person at all (unless cafe' au lait counts as food:):) but Husband needs his morning meal. I usually keep a quiche handy so he can microwave a slice---but after a while quiche got boring for him. The nice thing about these burritos is, you can make/freeze several varieties all at once, so it's not same-old-same-old every day. A favorite filling for him is what I call the "English breakfast" version, with sauteed mushrooms, chopped tomato, onions, and ham).Thumbs up, Lightly Toasted! (re: reviewers who found them to dry out in microwave---wrap in paper towel and sprinkle a bit of water on it. That should keep them nice and soft).
Well, I have mixed reviews on this one! I made a batch of these for our office & froze them overnight. I don't think they were too frozen by the time I nuked them at work the next morning. Everyone loved them. However, when we had the remainders over the weekend, they were difficult to unwrap after nuking, plus the tortillas were hard. I would suggest making the night before and refrigerating ONLY. They are good, though!