Breakfast Cactus Pear Burrito

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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 2 medium cactus pears (prickly pears)
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, reduced-fat
  • 4- 6″ whole wheat tortillas
Clean, remove seeds, and dice the cactus pears. Cook pears, onions, and peppers in a small amount of olive oil until throughly heated. Beat eggs, milk, and chili powder in a small bowl. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and cook without stirring until the mixture bubbles and is ready to be folded. Add cheese, fold, and cook until the eggs are thoroughly cooked. Serve on warm tortillas.
Serves: 4
½ Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 190
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 24%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 9.5%
Protein: 13g
Carbohydrates: 30g
Cholesterol: 145mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 330mg
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A and C, selenium, phosphorous, and magnesium, and a good source of vitamins B1, B2, B6, and D, fiber, zinc, potassium, manganese, iron, iodine, calcium, and folate.

Recipe courtesy of the Utah State University Cooperative Extension.
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