[Foodie Friday Recipe] Green Goddess Breakfast Burritos

Get a healthy & satisfying start to your day with these flavorful vegetarian breakfast burritos!

Up your breakfast game with these delicious (and healthy!) breakfast burritos!  This vegetarian wrap from The Delicious Life is a perfect way to start off your day with lots of bright, healthy, and flavorful veggies. Instead of traditional bacon or hash browns, this lighter (but still satisfying) version includes shitake mushrooms, spinach, sweet potatoes and fresh herb pesto. Add creamy avocados, black beans, cheese, and a couple of eggs, and you’ve got a delicious breakfast option that will satisfy both your hunger and your taste buds!

Note: To save time in the morning, you can make the pesto, sweet potatoes, and shitake “bacon” the night before. Then just refrigerate overnight, and re-heat the shitakes and sweet potatoes in the morning when you prep everything else.

Green Goddess Breakfast Burritos

Makes: 2 Large Burritos
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes


For the burritos:

  • 2 large “burrito-size” spinach tortillas (at least 12-inches in diameter) (regular is fine as well if you don’t have spinach)
  • 2 very large fresh collard green leaves, center stem removed
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup spinach, sautéed
  • 1/2 cup black beans, lightly mashed with fork
  • 4 large Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, over easy or scrambled
  • Serve with: fresh limes, guacamole, Greek yogurt, salsa, salsa verde, hot sauce of choice

For the cilantro pepita pesto:

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and inner green sprout removed
  • 1/2 cup toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup Italian flat-leaf parsley leaves and tender stems
  • 1/2 cup green kale, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 1/4-1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste

For the shiitake “bacon:”

  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed or other neutral-flavored cooking oil
Get the full recipe at PeteAndGerrys.com



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