High Protein Epic Breakfast Burrito Recipe

High Protein Epic Breakfast Burrito Recipe
It's not quite Taco Tuesday, but you can still get your fill of Mexican cuisine! Give this epic recipe for high protein breakfast burritos a shot!
Prep Time
~15 minutes
Cook Time
~15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 2
  • 598
  • 68
  • 41
  • 18
  • 25g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


  • 4 small low carb tortillas OR 2 large low carb tortillas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup egg whites
  • 4 oz lean ground beef**
  • ½ cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ green pepper, diced
  • ½ red pepper diced
  • ½ small onion diced
  • 1½ tbs taco seasoning (or seasoning of choice)
  • Salt and Pepper, as desired

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together eggs and egg whites
  2. Spray a skillet with nonstick spray
  3. Scramble eggs (with salt & pepper, if using) over medium heat until desired doneness
  4. While eggs are cooking, dice up red pepper, green pepper and onion
  5. When eggs are done, remove from pan and cover
  6. Add ground beef and taco seasoning to skillet
  7. Cook beef until done
  8. Lay burrito or tortilla on a plate
  9. Layer scrambled eggs, peppers, onion, ground beef and then finish off with a sprinkle of cheese
  10. Wrap up and enjoy with a side of fresh fruit!


*This recipe makes a great Sunday meal prep! Simply wrap burritos in tin foil and place in freezer (once cooled). Remove from the freezer before heading out the door for the day!

**You can mix and match flavors with this recipe by:

  • a) adding in salsa and avocado for a Mexican burrito
  • b) using Italian herbs in place of taco seasoning and adding in marinara sauce and mozzarella
  • c) using buffalo sauce in place of taco seasoning and adding in blue cheese for a buffalo wrap

The possibilities are endless!

Serving Suggestions

Makes 2 servings

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About The Author
Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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Posted Tue, 07/28/2020 - 10:26
Angela Mielke

This looks delicious, but are we sure the NI is right? Calories seem very high for one serving.

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Posted Fri, 07/03/2020 - 13:42
Brian Rutherford

These are the bomb-diggety!!!! Great taste and not too long of a cook time either! Thank you for a keeper recipe.