Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Keep mornings easy with these wonderful freezer breakfast burritos. Make them ahead of time, freeze and microwave for an easy grab and go breakfast. These delicious Huevos Rancheros breakfast burritos are filled with spicy black beans, onions, garlic, and eggs.

Breakfast burrito consisting of eggs, cheese, black beans, cilantro and onions cut in half on a plate with two strawberries and a coffee mug in the background


Today is the beginning of a new school year here in Texas and over the weekend, I made a batch of these huevos rancheros breakfast burritos to make our mornings easier.

Each of these burritos is filled with black beans, eggs, cheese and cilantro and individually frozen.  In the mornings, we grab one and put it in the microwave to heat and can enjoy a delicious breakfast in minutes.

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I make these for my husband and daughter but if you’re one of my readers who come to One Dish Kitchen for single serving recipes, these breakfast burritos will be perfect for you.

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Eight breakfast burritos wrapped in plastic wrap plated on a tray with a small bowl of shredded cheddar cheese and there's a dozen eggs behind them

How To Make Breakfast Burritos

These freezer breakfast burritos come together so quickly…

Step 1

Open up a can of black beans, rinse them and drain them. I heat them up in a pan along with chopped onions and garlic and a few chopped chipotle peppers.

I like my breakfast burritos a little spicy but if you don’t, just leave the chipotle peppers out.

A bowl of black beans, chipotle peppers, and onions on a metal tray with a small bowl of sliced limes

Step 2

Spread a layer of the black beans on top of a tortilla, then layer with scrambled eggs, cheese and a little cilantro.

Dipping a half of a breakfast burrito into a small bowl of red salsa that's on a metal tray with a small glass of orange juice

How To Freeze Breakfast Burritos

These breakfast burritos take literally minutes to make and after the burritos are assembled, wrap them in plastic wrap and store them in a large zip top bag.

Breakfast burritos wrapped in plastic wrap being placed in a resealable zipper storage bag on a metal tray with a small bowl of shredded cheddar cheese and two lime slices and there are a dozen eggs behind them

How To Heat Frozen Breakfast Burritos

If heating from frozen, unwrap and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.

What To Serve With Breakfast Burritos

You might consider serving any of these recipes with your breakfast burritos:

Hash Browns

Baked Oatmeal

Tropical Smoothie

These easy breakfast burritos will surely make your morning easier.  A healthy, protein packed breakfast that will take the stress out of the breakfast rush.

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Breakfast burrito cut in half consisting of eggs, cheese, black beans, onions, and cilantro plated with two strawberries on a metal tray holding a small glass of orange juice, small bowl of red salsa, and a small bowl of sliced limes

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Make Ahead Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burritos Recipe

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Make Ahead Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burritos

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Keyword: burritos
Servings: 10 burritos
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter , divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 3-4 ounces canned chipotle peppers almost 1/2 can of a 7- can of Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. (I used Goya brand)
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans , rinsed and drained
  • 8 large eggs , lightly beaten
  • 10 tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves

Instructions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onions, cumin, and salt and cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes longer.
  • Add the chipotle peppers and cook for a minute, stirring.
  • Add the beans and cook for a minute more. Remove from heat. Set aside.
  • In a separate skillet, melt the remaining tablespoon butter, swirl pan to coat. Add the eggs; cook 4-5 minutes or until eggs are cooked. Remove from heat, transfer eggs to a plate and set aside.
  • Place tortillas on a work surface. Add a large spoonful of the beans in the center of the tortilla, followed by another large spoonful of the eggs (roughly 1/4 cup), followed by 1 tablespoon of shredded cheddar cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon chopped cilantro.
  • To fold the burrito: Fold the sides in, use your thumbs to bring up the bottom of the tortilla, roll up the tortilla tightly.
  • Wrap each burrito in plastic wrap and place burritos in a large plastic bag. Store for up to 3 months.
  • If heating from frozen, unwrap and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
    If heating from thawed, microwave 60 to 90 seconds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 123mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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14 thoughts on “Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos”

  1. These look delicious! I’ll be making them for a girlfriend’s trip to the beach. Couple of questions. So, flour tortillas right? 10 inch? Defrost then heat how? Microwave? Time/Temp? Traditional oven? Time/Temp? Or fried? Thanks for all the wonderful recipes. Can’t wait for the cookbook! ! !

    1. Hi Sharon,
      Thank you for catching that I didn’t add the reheating instructions. They have been added to the recipe card.
      Yes, use 8 or 10-inch flour tortillas.
      Reheating instructions: If heating from frozen, unwrap and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
      If heating from thawed, microwave 60 to 90 seconds.
      Enjoy your trip!
      Joanie

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