Sausage & Sweet Potato Breakfast Burritos

As demonstrated in the “A.M.” episode of Live It – April 2017

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  • 1½ cups small-diced sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup medium-diced green pepper
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cooked turkey sausage crumbles
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas


  1. Heat ½ Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet. Add sweet potato and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add green pepper and continue cooking until the vegetables are tender. 
  2. While the vegetables are cooking, crack eggs into a medium bowl, then add milk, cheese and pepper. Whisk until eggs are scrambled.
  3. When the vegetables are tender, transfer to another bowl and set aside.
  4. Add another ½ Tbsp olive oil to the skillet. Add egg mixture and cook until set, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  5. Add cooked vegetables, sausage crumbles and salsa to the egg mixture. Stir to combine. 
  6. Warm the tortillas per package instructions. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the tortillas and fold into burritos. Serve immediately or freeze for later.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Yield: 6 servings 

Calories: 316.7

Total Fat: 13.1 g

Saturated Fat: 4.4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.3 g

Monounsaturated Fat: 3.2 g

Cholesterol: 179.7 mg

Sodium: 570.6 mg

Potassium: 205.4 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 33.2 g

Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g

Sugars: 3.1 g

Protein: 17.0 g

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit