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Breakfast Sausage Rice Burritos

This breakfast recipe will have you thinking rice right when you wake up and won't break the bank with all needed ingredients under $6 with per serving costs at $1.34.

  • Servings
  • Serving Size
    1 burrito


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided use
  • 8 ounces turkey breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups cooked U.S.-grown  brown or white rice
  • ¾ cup picante sauce, divided use
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1½ teaspoons chili powder
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 4 large burrito soft or whole wheat tortilla
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  • Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Add sausage and cook until browned, breaking up larger pieces.

  • Add the rice, ½ cup picante sauce, water and chili powder.

  • Cook 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Removed from heat, cover to keep warm.

  • Heat remaining oil in a separate skillet over medium heat.

  • Add eggs, sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper; cook 1-2 minutes until cooked, stirring gently.

  • Warm tortillas according to package directions.

  • Top tortillas with equal amounts of the rice mixture, eggs, remaining picante sauce and cheese. Roll up.