Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Breakfast Burrito

Servings: 1
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 20 minutes
Calories per serving: 150


  • cooking spray
  • 2 Tbs chopped onion
  • ½ Tbs chopped canned green chiles, drained
  • ½ Cup egg substitute
  • 1 Tbs shredded fat-free Monterey Jack cheese
  • dash of pepper
  • dash liquid hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1 10-inch 98% fat-free flour tortilla, warmed


  1. Lightly coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Cook the onion and chiles in the skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together egg substitute, cheese, pepper, and Tabasco (if using).
  3. Pour into skillet and scramble for 3 to 4 minutes, until the eggs are done to taste, but not dry.
  4. Place the egg mixture along one-third of the tortilla, about 2 inches away from the bottom. Fold up the lower edge, then roll from the side to form a burrito.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 150 calories (3% calories from fat), 1 g total fat (trace saturated fat), 16 g protein, 22 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 1 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium

Diabetic exchanges: 2 very low fat protein, 1 carbohydrate (bread/starch), 1 vegetable



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