Salsa-Tofu Breakfast Burrito

March/April 2013

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Even though this healthy breakfast burrito comes together in just 5 minutes, you can make this burrito even faster by skipping the skillet and combining the tofu, salsa, salt and pepper in a bowl and microwaving until hot, about 1 minute. Use soy cheese to make it a vegan burrito.

Salsa-Tofu Breakfast Burrito

Makes: 1 serving

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  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons fresh salsa
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 8-inch whole-wheat tortilla


  1. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add tofu and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Stir in salsa, salt and pepper; continue cooking until heated through, about 30 seconds. Spread cheese down the center of tortilla. Top with the tofu mixture. Fold in the ends of the tortilla and roll into a burrito.

Tips & Notes

  • Eat neat: Keeping the filling inside a wrap or burrito can be a challenge, especially if youÕre on the go. ThatÕs why we recommend wrapping your burrito in foil so you can pick it up and eat it without losing the filling, peeling back the foil as you go.


Per serving: 259 calories; 13 g fat (4 g sat, 6 g mono); 13 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 15 g protein; 4 g fiber; 648 mg sodium; 341 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (30% daily value), Magnesium (19% dv), Iron (14% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1/2 medium fat meat, 1 fat

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Main Ingredient
Vegetarian, soy
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Type of Dish
Ease of Preparation
Total Time
15 minutes or less
March/April 2013
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