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California Chicken Breakfast Burrito

California Chicken Breakfast Burrito makes for a nutritious meal, filled with chicken, eggs, cheese and avocado, its the perfect way to start your day right!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword California Chicken Breakfast Burrito
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 burritos
Calories 745 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts cut into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper seeds removed, deveined and sliced
  • 8 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 4 tablespoons. butter
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • Hot sauce for serving

Instructions

  1. Place a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  2. Once hot, season the cubed chicken with salt and pepper and cook until golden brown, remove from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, salt, pepper, and cook until tender.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and half and half.
  5. Wipeout the same skillet and place it over medium heat. Add butter and melt it. When butter is just starting to foam, reduce heat to medium-low, and add beaten eggs.
  6. Using a rubber spatula, occasionally until soft curds form. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble:

  1. In the center of each tortilla, spread ¼ of the chicken, layer ¼ of the veggies, ¼ of the scrambled eggs, ¼ cup of each cheese, add tomato pieces, spinach, and avocado.
  2. Fold in the two sides and roll up tightly. Serve with hot sauce.

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Nutrition Facts
California Chicken Breakfast Burrito
Amount Per Serving
Calories 745 Calories from Fat 522
% Daily Value*
Fat 58g89%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 462mg154%
Sodium 950mg41%
Potassium 1125mg32%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 54g108%
Vitamin A 3574IU71%
Vitamin C 53mg64%
Calcium 550mg55%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.