Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos
Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos-these breakfast burritos are filled with chorizo, bacon, eggs, potatoes, and cheese! A great way to start the day and they freeze beautifully too!
Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos. Yep, this recipe has Josh’s name written all over it! Josh loves breakfast burritos and this combo is his all-time favorite. The burritos are filled with chorizo, bacon, eggs, potatoes, and cheese. Josh doesn’t mess around, when he makes breakfast, he makes breakfast! These burritos are the real deal!
There is a small Mexican restaurant close to our house that Josh loves. I’ve never tried it because it is too greasy for my taste, but Josh loves it. He is always begging to eat there, but I always try to convince him to eat elsewhere…like at home!
That is why he made these burritos! He was craving a breakfast burrito from his favorite Mexican restaurant, but I wanted to make breakfast at home, so he took breakfast into his own hands and made Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos.
He filled Old El Paso’s flour tortillas with spicy chorizo, bacon, potatoes, eggs, and cheese. He was going to stop there, but I suggested adding fresh pico de gallo and avocado to top off the burritos. I am always trying to sneak fruits and veggies into his diet:) He loved my suggestion. We make a great team:)
The burritos cured his craving and the best part? He had leftovers to put in the freezer. The burritos freeze beautifully. Now, he can enjoy a breakfast burrito at home with no work. All he has to do is heat the burrito up!
Josh is going to have to fight Caleb for the leftovers though. Caleb downed a burrito. I was shocked. I thought it would be too spicy for him, but nope, he takes after his daddy! My boys love their Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos!
Chorizo Bacon Breakfast Burritos
These breakfast burritos are filled with chorizo, bacon, potatoes, eggs, and cheese! Save some for the freezer because they freeze beautifully and will come in handy for breakfasts on the go!
Yield: 8 burritos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
1 lb. bulk chorizo sausage
2 tablespoons olive oil
16 oz. frozen diced hash-brown potatoes, with onions and peppers
8 large eggs, beaten
8 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar or Mexican Blend cheese
8 (8-inch) Old El Paso flour tortillas, heated
Pico de gallo, chopped avocado, and/or hot sauce, for serving, if desired
1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
2. Wash the skillet to cook the potatoes. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the potatoes and cook until tender and slightly cripsy, about 8-10 minutes. Remove potatoes from skillet and set aside.
3. In the same pan, cook the eggs. Spray with non-stick cooking spray and add the beaten eggs. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
4. To assemble the burritos, sprinkle shredded cheese down the center of each warm flour tortilla. Next, spoon about 1/4 cup of sausage over the cheese. Top with about 1/4 cup of potatoes, egg, and 1 strip of chopped bacon. Fold bottom of each tortilla up over filling; roll up. If desired, serve with pico de gallo, avocado, and hot sauce. Serve warm.
Note-these burritos are freezer friendly! Wrap each burrito in foil and place in a Ziploc freezer bag. When ready to eat, unwrap frozen burrito from foil. Place Wrap in a damp paper towel and microwave for about 3 minutes, depending on microwave power.
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