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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  291
  • Protein  16 g
  • Carbohydrates  27 g
  • Fat  13 g
  • Cholesterol  425 mg
  • Sodium  411 mg
  • Potassium  227 mg
  • Phosphorus  229 mg
  • Calcium  91 mg
  • Fiber  2.1 g

Breakfast Burrito

A kidney-friendly take on a morning classic, the Breakfast Burrito will keep you satisfied all the way to lunch time.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe created exclusively for DaVita.com by DaVita dietitian Sara, RD, CSR, CDE, from California.



Portions: 2     Serving size: 1 burrito

Ingredients

  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons Ortega green chilies, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 flour tortillas, burrito size
  • 2 tablespoons salsa

Preparation

  1. Spray a medium-size skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
  2. In a bowl, beat eggs with green chilies, cumin and hot sauce. Pour eggs into skillet and cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes until eggs are done.
  3. Heat tortillas for 20 seconds in microwave or in separate skillet over medium heat.  Place half the egg mixture on each tortilla and roll up burrito style.
  4. Serve each burrito with 1 tablespoon salsa.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • Burritos freeze and reheat well. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in freezer bag. To reheat burrito remove from plastic, place on microwave-safe plate, cover with a damp paper towel and microwave 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Tortillas, salsa and hot pepper sauces vary greatly in sodium content. Compare nutrition labels on brands and select the ones lowest in sodium.
  • Low cholesterol egg substitute may be substituted for whole eggs. Cholesterol is 0 mg if egg substitute is used.
 

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Breakfast Burrito

grayone says:

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I'm new here and stage 3CKD. I'm on restricted sodium, but most of the recipes I'm seeing are much higher in sodium than the recommended no higher than 140 mg per serving. Why is this? Dietitian comment: The guideline for 140 mg sodium is for a single item defined as low sodium. When looking at the sodium content of a recipe you must consider the number of ingredients and how it fits into your meal plan[INVALID]entree, side dish, condiment, etc.

Feb. 02, 2014, 2:11 PM - Inappropriate review?

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jhirmer says:

2

Seems awfully high in sodium..Dietitian comment: Consider how it fits into your daily menu. If included as the main entree and complemented with a low sodium side like fruit this recipe is a good fit for a low sodium diet.

Feb. 02, 2014, 7:24 AM - Inappropriate review?

Breakfast Burrito

karenmt says:

3

Quick and easy and good

Aug. 04, 2013, 7:32 AM - Inappropriate review?

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Pinkyz says:

2

could this be made with a variety of colors of sweet peppers & my homemade pan sausage? Dietitian comment: Yes. You can enter the ingredients into the Diet Helper Nutrition Log to view nutrients per serving with thses changes.

Mar. 25, 2013, 8:11 AM - Inappropriate review?

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abentley says:

5

These were great; super easy and my picky kids even ate them and asked for more.

Aug. 23, 2012, 10:37 AM - Inappropriate review?

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Jomcbrien says:

4

Interesting. I didn't think of sodium in salsa sauce!

Feb. 23, 2012, 11:09 AM - Inappropriate review?

Breakfast Burrito

dlbarton says:

5

Sounds very good - can't wait to try it!

May. 16, 2011, 3:35 PM - Inappropriate review?

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says:

5

I LOVE THE RECIPES, BUT I AM A DIABETIC. I NEED TO KNOW PORTION SIZE, SINCE THIS IS MY BIG PROBLEM.

Oct. 29, 2009, 5:47 PM - Inappropriate review?

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