This is the ultimate breakfast burrito bowl! We have taken the classic crave-worthy flavors of a breakfast burrito and combined them in bowl form! This bowl is packed with a fusion of flavors that is sure to kickstart your day on a delicious note. It contains perfectly scrambled eggs, crispy potatoes, black beans, diced red bell peppers, tomatoes, scallions, and fresh cilantro. Then, it’s topped with your favorite salsa, light cheese, and avocado. Customize it to your preference and savor this hearty breakfast bowl.
Why You Will Love This Breakfast Burrito Bowl
- Flavorful: It has the flavors of eggs, potatoes, beans, and other breakfast staples in one delicious bowl.
- Customizable: You can easily customize this breakfast bowl with your favorite ingredients.
- Easy & Healthy: It is a lightened-up breakfast option that is well-balanced and easy to make. Also, it is vegetarian and gluten-free.
- Delicious Breakfast: This breakfast bowl is incredibly delicious for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. It contains many breakfast staples such as eggs, potatoes, and beans.
- High-Protein: The scrambled eggs and black beans add protein to this breakfast bowl. To add more protein, add cooked chopped sausage or another protein.
What Is A Breakfast Burrito Bowl?
This breakfast burrito bowl takes the flavors of a breakfast burrito and combines them into a delicious bowl. This breakfast burrito bowl is packed with scrambled eggs, cooked potatoes, black beans, red bell pepper, tomatoes, scallions, cilantro, cheese, salsa, and avocado. It is easy to make and full of flavor. You can customize this bowl to your preference.
Ingredients Needed For Breakfast Burrito Bowls
- Eggs: Season the eggs with salt and pepper. Prepare them any way you like. We scrambled the eggs. The eggs add flavor and protein to this bowl.
- Potatoes: We added our air fryer diced potatoes to this breakfast bowl.
- Black Beans: Rinse and drain the black beans and add them to the bowl.
- Red Bell Pepper: Adds flavor and another texture to this breakfast bowl.
- Tomatoes: Dice the tomatoes and add them for flavor.
- Scallions: Slice green scallions or use diced red onion.
- Cilantro: Finely chop fresh cilantro for added flavor.
- Cheese: Top this bowl with a light shredded Mexican cheese blend or your favorite cheese.
- Salsa: Use your favorite salsa for another burst of flavor.
- Greek Yogurt: As an option, mix the salsa with Greek yogurt for a creamy consistency.
- Avocado: As an option, add sliced avocado for a delicious and creamy component.
How To Make A Breakfast Burrito Bowl
Step 1: Cook the eggs any way you like and season them with salt and pepper. We scrambled the eggs.
Step 2: Air fry or roast diced potatoes. Then, add them to the bowl.
Step 3: Add the cooked eggs to your bowl. Then, add the potatoes, rinsed and drained black beans, diced red bell pepper, diced tomatoes, sliced green scallions, chopped cilantro, and cheese.
Step 4: Add optional toppings such as sliced jalapeño, avocado, or your favorite additions.
Step 5: For a creamy consistency, mix salsa with Greek yogurt. Then, drizzle it over the bowl. Or, just add the salsa to the bowl.
Optional Additions For Breakfast Burrito Bowls
This breakfast bowl is incredibly versatile, and you can customize it with your favorite ingredients. Here are some other excellent additions that would be delicious in this bowl:
- Pico de Gallo
- Diced jalapeño
- Sour cream
- A scoop of cottage cheese
- Cooked cauliflower rice or brown rice
- Fully cooked chopped sausage
- Cooked chopped turkey bacon
- Cooked spinach or greens
- Fully cooked shredded chicken
- Ketchup or spicy mayonnaise for the potatoes
How To Serve
Assemble and serve this breakfast burrito bowl in a bowl. Cook and prepare the ingredients. Then, add them to your bowl. When ready to serve, add your favorite toppings and enjoy! This bowl is best enjoyed right after making it while the potatoes are warm and crispy.
- Mix Salsa With Greek Yogurt: Use your favorite salsa. We love mixing the salsa with equal parts plain Greek yogurt to make it creamy.
- Add Spinach and Sausage: You can cook some of the ingredients for this bowl with the scrambled eggs! Lightly spray a pan with olive oil and cook the diced red onion and diced red bell peppers. You can also add chopped cooked sausage and chopped spinach. Let these ingredients cook, and then add the whisked eggs. Scramble the eggs with the ingredients in the pan until fully cooked. It makes for a delicious addition to your breakfast bowl.
- Customize This Bowl: Even if you don’t have all the ingredients for this bowl, you can still customize it with your favorite ingredients and what you have on hand.
This recipe makes one bowl and you can double it to make another. It is best enjoyed after making it while the potatoes are crispy and the ingredients are fresh. We do not recommend storing leftovers. However, you can store leftover ingredients in the refrigerator in airtight containers to easily assemble this bowl again. When ready to enjoy again, just cook two eggs, reheat leftover potatoes, and add the rest of the ingredients.
- How To Prepare The Eggs: You can prepare the eggs any way you prefer. Some options are scrambled eggs, sunny side up, fried eggs, or poached eggs.
- What Cheese To Use: Some cheese options for this bowl are light shredded Mexican cheese blend, feta cheese, cotija cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, or your favorite. If you don’t want to add cheese to your bowl, omit it.
- How To Cook The Potatoes: We diced, seasoned, and air-fried the potatoes for this bowl. Or, you can roast them instead and use your favorite kind of potatoes for this recipe. Add air fryer red potatoes to this bowl for a different flavor combination. Or, add roasted sweet potatoes to this bowl instead!
- Make It Spicy: To make this bowl spicy, add a splash of hot sauce or spicy salsa and some diced jalapeños.
- Scallions Substitution: Slice one to two scallions for this recipe. Or, use diced red onion instead.
- Cilantro Substitution: If you don’t like the flavor of cilantro, you can substitute it with fresh chopped parsley or omit it altogether and just use the scallions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is This Breakfast Burrito Bowl Healthy?
This breakfast burrito bowl is a healthier and lightened-up option. It has the flavors of a breakfast burrito without the tortilla. To make this bowl healthier, roast or air fry the potatoes.
Can I Meal Prep This Breakfast Bowl?
You can prepare most of the ingredients ahead of time and store them in airtight containers in the refrigerator. It makes it quicker to assemble this bowl when you want it again. You can chop the red bell pepper and onion and cook the potatoes. When ready to serve this bowl again, cook two eggs, reheat the cooked potatoes in the air fryer to make them crispy again, and add the other prepped ingredients.
Can I Make This Breakfast Burrito Bowl Vegan?
This breakfast bowl recipe is naturally vegetarian. To make it vegan, replace the eggs with another protein. A great option is making a tofu scramble instead of scrambled eggs. Also, omit the cheese and Greek yogurt to ensure this bowl is vegan.
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1 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories346
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 3.6g 15%
- Cholesterol 332mg 111%
- Sodium 967mg 41%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 10.4g 40%
- Sugars 6.3g
- Protein 26.6g 52%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.