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Live Well Alabama recipe, Hearty Egg Burritos.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Food Friday, Live Well Alabama is serving Hearty Egg Burritos. This recipe is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Eggs are a cheap and healthy source of protein. This recipe serves 4.


  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, 14 ounces, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup salsa


Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion, beans, black pepper, salt, and garlic powder. Cook until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Move beans and veggies to clean plate or bowl. Using a fork, mix eggs in small bowl. Wipe skillet clean with paper towel. Coat with cooking spray. Heat at medium low. Add egg mixture. Cook about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir often to scramble eggs. Spoon egg mixture into center of each tortilla. Add beans and veggies. Sprinkle cheese on top. Add spoonful of salsa. Fold into a burrito.

Live Well Alabama

Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Sondra Parmer, Alabama Extension specialist with SNAP-Ed. “Through this initiative, we hope individuals with limited budgets will make healthy food choices and choose physically active lifestyles.”

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Live Well Alabama provides numerous recipes that are simple and budget-friendly.

More Information

Download the printable PDF: Hearty Egg Burrito recipe.

Live Well Alabama has additional recipes that can be found on the Alabama Extension website.


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