Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Burrito is a quick and easy breakfast made with bacon, eggs, salsa. cheddar, and avocado, wrapped in a flour tortilla and ready in under 15 minutes!

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Breakfast Burritos

A Breakfast Burrito is the BEST quick and easy breakfast, made with hearty breakfast sausage or bacon (we made them with both options for testing and team bacon won), savory eggs, cheese, and avocado with pico de gallo, wrapped in a flour tortilla. This is my go-to Tex-Mex breakfast when we have a busy schedule, plus it’s freezer-friendly so we always make ahead on the weekends. You can make this with cooked sausage or chicken, and I always top with a few extra spoonfuls of salsa and pico de gallo.


When wrapping a breakfast burrito, it’s important not to use too much filling, or your burrito won’t close correctly or the filling will spill out. Place your filling in the middle of the tortilla. Roll one side over, then fold each end in before rolling the burrito the rest of the way.

I don’t recommend making these with corn tortillas, but you can mix the filling together and use the tortillas to make breakfast tacos or quesadillas!


Breakfast burritos will last in the refrigerator for 2-3 days, or frozen for 2-3 months. I recommend labeling your burritos if you make multiple kinds, so you can easily pull it out of the freezer.

HOW TO RE-HEAT A freezer breakfast BURRITO

  • Place the frozen burrito on a plate and microwave for 1-2 minutes, or until warmed through.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then bake burritos for 5-10 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  • Defrost the burrito in the refrigerator a few hours beforehand, then warm the burrito in a skillet for 3-5 minutes, until the inside is hot.

Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos


  • Corn
  • Refried beans
  • Onion
  • Breakfast potatoes
  • Bell peppers
  • Mushrooms
  • Salsa



  • Meal prep by doubling this recipe. Wrap each burrito in plastic wrap, then aluminum foil before freezing. Remove foil and plastic wrap, then microwave for 1-2 minutes before eating.
  • Swap the breakfast sausage with bacon, pork roll, or Canadian bacon if you prefer. You can also use cooked shredded chicken or pork.
  • You can substitute the cheddar cheese with Swiss cheese, pepper jack cheese, or mozzarella cheese.
  • Make Greek breakfast burritos with spinach, feta, tomato, and olives!
  • Use leftover corned beef hash with sautéed cabbage for an Irish breakfast burrito!
  • Add some spice to these burritos with cayenne pepper or sliced jalapeños, or use spicy sausage or hot salsa.
  • Scramble the eggs with the cheese, then add the egg mixture to the burrito instead of layering each separately.
  • Lighten this up a little bit by using cooked turkey sausage, egg whites, and fat free cheese with extra chopped vegetables.
  • Stuff your burritos with hash browns or tater tots for an extra filling version.
  • You can toast the burritos in a skillet on each side, or put in a panini press for a crispy tortilla.

Mexican Breakfast Burritos

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Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Burrito is a quick and easy breakfast made with bacon, eggs, salsa. cheddar, and avocado, wrapped in a flour tortilla and ready in under 15 minutes!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword breakfast burrito
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 539 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 8 ounces pork breakfast sausage
  • 8 large eggs whisked well
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar shredded
  • 4 flour tortillas burrito sized
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 avocado diced


  1. Add the pork sausage to a large cast iron skillet on medium heat and cook through crumbling it up until no longer pink then remove from the pan.
  2. Add in the eggs and cook, scrambled, until just set, about 2-3 minutes then remove from the pan and season with salt and pepper.

  3. To assemble the burritos layer the tortilla first then the cheese, eggs, sausage, pico de gallo and finally the avocado before folding in the sides and rolling closed.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Burrito
Amount Per Serving
Calories 539 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 383mg128%
Sodium 1127mg49%
Potassium 565mg16%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 865IU17%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 194mg19%
Iron 3.5mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Breakfast Burritos

About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

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  1. Hi- I’m confused as ur description says bacon eggs cheese avocado yet the bacon and avocado aren’t in the recipe! How much bacon would we use for this

    1. The bacon is actually the pork sausage but I did update to include the avocado in the instructions portion. Thanks for letting me know.

        1. You can always add a little lemon squeezed over it if it might bother you. It doesn’t change the flavor.

  2. This is PERFECT I also appreciate that you include how to wrap a breakfast burrito, I’ve struggled with that! haha

  3. Thank you for this recipe. We made these this morning and we loved them. We love all of your recipes. Thank you for all of your hard work to bring us these recipes.