How to Make a Delicious Potato Egg Burrito Easily

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Christina Flores

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Potato Egg Burrito

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Additional Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 large tortillas or burrito wraps
  • Salsa, sour cream, and guacamole (optional toppings)

Steps to Cook:

  1. Peel and dice the potatoes into 1/2-inch cubes, ensuring they are uniform in size for even cooking.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until they are tender and lightly browned, about 15 minutes.
  3. Crack the 4 large eggs into a bowl and beat them lightly with a fork. Season the egg mixture with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
  4. Push the cooked potatoes to the sides of the skillet, creating a well in the center. Pour the beaten, seasoned eggs into the well and let them cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are scrambled and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir the potatoes and eggs together until they are well combined.
  6. Stir in the 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese and the 1/4 cup of diced onion, ensuring the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  7. Warm the 4 large tortillas or burrito wraps according to the package instructions, typically for about 30 seconds to 1 minute per side on a hot, dry skillet or in the microwave.
  8. Scoop the potato-egg-cheese-onion mixture onto the center of each warmed tortilla or wrap. Fold the sides of the tortilla or wrap over the filling, then roll it up tightly to form a burrito.
  9. Serve the potato egg burritos warm, with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole available as optional toppings on the side.

Cook’s Note:

  • For a spicier version of the potato egg burrito, you can add diced jalapeño or a pinch of cayenne pepper to the egg mixture before cooking.
  • Feel free to swap out the cheddar cheese for your favorite variety, such as pepper jack or Monterey Jack, to customize the flavor profile.
  • Leftover burritos can be wrapped in foil and refrigerated for up to 3 days. Reheat them in the microwave or oven before serving.
  • This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled to feed a larger crowd, making it a great option for meal prepping or serving at gatherings.

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About Christina Flores

Hi, I am Christina Flores, author of I'm passionate about creating delicious and nutritious recipes to help people lead healthier lives. Join me on this culinary journey as we explore the world of healthy eating together!