Collard Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients

  • 4 large collard leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil, divided
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 6 button mushrooms, stems removed and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced into 1-inch cubes
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 4 large pasture-raised eggs
  • ⅓ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 small avocado, thinly sliced

Method

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Step 1

Place the collard leaves into a large bowl with hot (not boiling) water and soak for about 5 minutes while preparing the rest.

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Step 2

Heat a nonstick frying pan over medium heat and lightly coat with half of the oil. Add the jalapeño and fry for 2 minutes.

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Step 3

Add the sliced mushrooms and fry for an additional 2 minutes until browned.

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Step 4

Add the chopped tomato and half of the salt. Cook until the tomato has softened, about 1 minute.

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Step 5

Transfer the veggies to a bowl and prepare the eggs. Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl along with the parsley and remaining salt. Beat with a fork until well combined.

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Step 6

Heat the pan over medium heat and use the remaining oil to grease the pan. Once hot, pour in the eggs and cook for a few seconds before scraping the sides using a spatula. Continue folding the eggs with the spatula while cooking until the eggs are mostly set.

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Step 7

Remove the collard leaves from the warm water and pat dry with a kitchen towel. Cut away the thick center stem using a knife.

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Step 8

To prepare the wraps, lay 2 leaves down on a cutting board, overlapping in opposite directions.

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Step 9

In the center of the leaves, add half of the avocado, then half of the veggies, followed by half of the scrambled eggs. Repeat this process with the remaining ingredients.

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Step 10

Wrap the filled collard leaves up like a burrito and enjoy immediately!

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per wrap: Calories: 366, Total Fat: 28g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 370mg, Sodium: 460mg, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 9g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 18g, Net Carbs: 6g

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