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Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burrito

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burrito makes the start of any day fun, great to prepare ahead of time and to have it on-the-go! Enjoy the most important meal of the day with this easy recipe!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burrito, Breakfast Burrito
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 burritos
Calories 792kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 16 slices bacon
  • 16 ounces package frozen hash browns
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Hot sauce for serving


Cook the Bacon:

  • Place a large, cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Once hot add the bacon slices and cook until crispy, working in batches, about 8 minutes per batch.
  • Place cooked bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate, to drain off excess fat.
  • Discard most bacon fat from the skillet, leaving in only about 2 tablespoons.

Cook the Hash Browns:

  • Cook the hash browns according to package directions in the skillet in the bacon fat and transfer to a plate when done.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and half and half until combined.

Cook the Eggs:

  • Wipeout the same cast-iron skillet, place it over medium heat and melt the butter.
  • When butter is just starting to foam, add the beaten eggs and reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Using a rubber spatula, stir the egg mixture occasionally until soft curds form. Season with paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble the Burritos:

  • Arrange tortillas on a flat surface.
  • In the center of each one, layer hash browns, ¼ of the scrambled eggs, ¼ cup each cheese, and 4 slices of bacon per burrito.
  • Fold in the two shorter/extremity sides, and after that roll up tightly.
  • Serve with hot sauce for dipping.



Calories: 792kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 62g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 404mg | Sodium: 1462mg | Potassium: 740mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1397IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 511mg | Iron: 4mg