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Can I use bacon instead of sausage?

Yes, you can use bacon instead of sausage in this recipe. To make this recipe with bacon, you can either cut the bacon slices into small pieces or you can directly cook them without cutting.

Can I freeze breakfast burritos?

It is not recommended to freeze breakfast burritos since they will not taste as good as they are freshly made. However, you can freeze them in an airtight container or freezer bag if you have to freeze to prevent them from spoiling. Then, you can reheat them in the air fryer when you are to eat them. Microwaving them is another option but they may get soggy if reheated in the microwave.

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Breakfast Burritos Air Fryer Recipe

Category:Breakfast
Cuisine:Mexican
Serving:8
Cook Time:21 minutes
Prep Time:10 minutes
Author:Emine Aslan
Calories: 494

Breakfast burritos are great to surprise your loved ones with a fancy weekend breakfast. You will love them!

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Breakfast Burritos Air Fryer Recipe

A burrito is a delicious dish from Mexican cuisine. It is a tortilla wrapped around various ingredients. Burritos can be eaten in all three main meals of the day depending on the ingredients used to make it. You can find burritos in restaurants but making them at home is also very easy as it is in this breakfast burrito recipe.

This breakfast burrito recipe is made with sausages, eggs, and pepper jack cheese. It is very healthy and provides almost all nutrients recommended to take in daily at breakfast. It is also very filling so you will probably not need to prepare a lunch on the days when you have this breakfast burrito at breakfast. It will also be a lovely surprise for your loved ones on a weekend morning to relieve everyone who is tired of work and school days.

Now let’s move on to the recipe and prepare our burritos for breakfast!

Ingredients

  • Olive oil spray

  • 1 pound breakfast sausages

  • 16 eggs

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese

  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas

Directions

  1. Preheat the air fryer by setting the temperature to 350°F and the timer to 3 minutes. Once you press the “Start/Pause” button, it will start warming up.

  2. Grease a 6-inch round baking dish with olive oil spray and add the sausages into it.

  3. Open the air fryer, place the baking dish with the sausages over a dehydration rack, and close it.

  4. Set the timer to 8 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to start cooking.

  5. Cook the sausages until golden brown.

  6. Open the air fryer, remove the baking dish, and set it aside.

  7. Crack the eggs into a bowl, season it with salt and black pepper, and whisk them until smooth.

  8. Add the sausages and bell pepper into the whisked eggs and mix them.

  9. Pour the mixture into the same baking dish you put sausages in at the beginning.

  10. Place the baking dish over a dehydration rack, and close the air fryer.

  11. Set the timer to 10 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to begin cooking.

  12. Halfway through cooking, sprinkle half of pepper jack cheese on the mixture and mix it.

  13. Continue cooking until the eggs are set and the cheese melts.

  14. Open the air fryer and remove the baking dish.

  15. Lay the tortillas on a clean flat surface, divide the egg mixture onto them by placing the mixture lengthwise considering the tortillas will be wrapped in cylindrical shape, and put the remaining pepper jack cheese on top.

  16. Wrap tortillas over filling forming a cylindrical shape. You may consider sealing the bottom by folding the tortilla over the filling to prevent it from falling while eating.

  17. Arrange burritos on a dehydration rack, and put them in the air fryer.

  18. Set the timer to 3 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to begin toasting burritos.

  19. Open the air fryer and transfer the burritos onto a serving platter.

  20. Serve warm.

  21. Enjoy your breakfast burritos!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 burrito
Amount/​Serving
% Daily Value
Calories per serving
494
Carbs
12.5 grams
5
Fat
35.3 grams
45
Protein
31.1 grams
Cholesterol
407 milligrams
100
Sodium
741 milligrams
32
Fiber
1.7 grams
6
Extras
  • HOW TO SERVE BREAKFAST BURRITOS:

    Breakfast burritos made with this recipe are already sufficient to fill you up considering its ingredients and nutritional value. So, you do not need to prepare any other food to eat with it. However, you may consider preparing fresh squeezed orange juice to serve with breakfast burritos since orange juice goes great with them and increases the body’s capacity to absorb nutrients.

    HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER BREAKFAST BURRITOS:

    You can store leftover breakfast burritos in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days. However, it will not taste as good as the first day it is made so it is better to make it as much as needed and not to have any leftovers.