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Green Pepper and Onion Egg Burrito

I never get tired of eggs. I’m not sure why but I like them fried, boiled, scrambled, etc. I also like them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This recipe is great as a burrito or quesadilla.

Stove Top & Oven

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $17.97 as of September 2022.

  • If you have a fully stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $13.09.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: 1 wrap

Equipment needed: 1 sheet pan & frying pan

Total time: 40 minutes


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. If you have a stocked pantry you will have a savings of about $4.88.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $4.88 as of September 2022

  • olive oil $2.88
  • garlic powder $1.00
  • onion powder $1.00


Total: $13.09 as of September 2022

  • 1 green pepper $0.78
  • 1 bag potatoes $3.67
  • 1 onion $0.60
  • 6 eggs $1.20
  • 1/2 gallon milk $1.76
  • 1 can green chili and tomato 14.5 oz $0.88
  • 1 package wheat tortillas $1.98
  • 1 bag Mexican cheese $2.22

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F
  2. Roast potatoes for 10 minutes stir, then roast for additional 10 minutes. Potatoes will be done once they are fork tender.  
  3. Once the potatoes are 5 minutes from being done start the onions and the peppers.
    • Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a frying pan, sauté onion and green pepper.
  4. Once the onions are soft add tomatoes and green chili’s until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Add the eggs and stir until scrambled. Add ½ cup of Mexican cheese.
  6. Assemble the burritos:
    • Take ¼ of the egg mixture and add to the center of each wrap.
    • Roll tightly.
  7. Add ¼ of potatoes on the side. Serve with salsa. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 2 – Family of 4

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