Spinach Monterey Jack Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Spinach Monetary Jack Burrito

We are always rushing in my house, but on Saturday and Sunday morning we generally take a seat and enjoy a nice breakfast together. Lately I’ve been gearing the family up to start a more plant based diet, so I’ve been trying new recipes. This Spinach Monterey Jack Breakfast Burrito Recipe is fast, filled with potassium, protein and it’s delicious. 

Spinach Monterey Jack Breakfast Burrito Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Light fluffy eggs, with sauteed spinach on a crisp tortilla shell sprinkled with Monterey Jack cheese. Gives you just the right amount of energy to start the day.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 3 People
Ingredients
  • 1 bushel spinach cut stems
  • 1 leaf cilantro finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack Cheese shredded
  • 3 flour toritila shell burrito size
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • garlic
Instructions
  1. Wash and chop all your vegetable
  2. In a bowl whisk the eggs vigorously with garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper until very well combined; let stand at room temperature for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Heat butter until sizzling over medium-high heat in a large skillet (or spray the skillet with vegetable spray
  4. Add the red and green onions cook for medium heat about 3 to 5 minutes (do not caramelize)
  5. Add the spinach by the handful and toss with tongs until it wilts, 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and set aside
Finishing the Dish
  1. Heat tortilla shells according to package directions.
  2. In another skillet heat 2 tbsp of butter until sizzling, pour in your egg mixture. Scramble the eggs using a combination of stirring and flipping. While the eggs are still moist but solid turn off heat, and scramble until you reach your desired fluffiness (between 15-30 seconds longer)
  3. Assemble tortilla shell with spinach, egg, sliced tomato, and top with shredded monterey jack cheese and cilantro to taste. Enjoy with your family!
Recipe Notes

**Hint to increase the portion just double the ingredients!**

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17 Thoughts to “Spinach Monterey Jack Breakfast Burrito Recipe”

  1. i make a version very similar to this for me and my beau on the weekends–we love them!

    1. Your banana fruit bread looks amazing. I am going to have to try it.

  2. Looks delicious and hearty! I approve! 😀

  3. Looks so yummy! Will definitely be trying x

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  4. kat

    This looks like a must try! Thanks for the recipe!

    1. Thank you for stopping by. If you give it a try please let me know.

  5. Spinach, onions and cheese are my favorite combination! Pinning this recipe!

  6. Wow – this looks fantastic. We are having company this weekend so will treat them to this in the morning! Thank you!

  7. This looks great! I’ve been trying to get my boyfriend and myself eating a more plant based diet and I think he would go for a wrap like this. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. yes and you can always use egg whites and a wheat tortilla shell, mmmmm

  8. Kc

    I LOVE breakfast burritos, and I’m realizing I haven’t made one in SO long! This looks so delish that I’m going to need to make this ASAP!!!

    1. You can try replacing the spinach with broccoli too…

  9. I could literally live off breakfast burritos! This looks delicious!

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