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7 Healthy Breakfast Tacos and Burritos
Amy Gorin Nutrition
Fruit-Filled Breakfast Tacos with Pistachios
This tasty breakfast is a sweet twist on traditional tacos and will keep you full for the a.m. The eggs are packed with satiating protein, while the avocado supplies filling healthy fat. Peaches and beets offer immunity-helping vitamin C as well as plenty of other vitamins and minerals. The tacos are topped with pistachios, providing cholesterol-helping fiber plus manganese, which helps to control blood sugar.
Get the recipe: Fruit-Filled Breakfast Tacos with Pistachios
Almond-Crusted Cod and Fish Tacos
Add some heart-healthy omega-3s to your morning with these fish tacos. "They're coated with a spicy, delicious, gluten-free breading—but they're baked instead of fried to keep them on the lighter side," says Kelli Shallal, M.P.H., R.D., C.P.T., blogger at Hungry Hobby.
Get the recipe: Almond-Crusted Cod and Fish Tacos
Judy Barbe, RDN
Gyros Breakfast Burritos
"I love this recipe because it meets my nutrition recommendation that a breakfast include at least three foods groups," says Judy Barbe, R.D.N., author of Your 6-Week Guide to LiveBest. "The beef, cheese, and yogurt add protein, and the spices boost the antioxidants. And with all that spinach, even Popeye would pull up a chair!"
Get the recipe: Gyros Breakfast Burritos
Nutrition à la Natalie
Vegan Tacos with Walnuts
"These delicious tacos include beans, vegetables, nuts, and avocado, which means they are packed with fiber, protein, and healthy omega-3s," says Natalie Rizzo, M.S., R.D., of Nutrition à la Natalie. "The best part is that they're made in the Crock-Pot, so you can set it and forget it without ever having to turn on the oven."
Get the recipe: Vegan Tacos with Walnuts
Family. Food. Fiesta.
Quick and Easy Taco Recipe with Eggs
"Not only can you make this meal in about five minutes, but it's a well-balanced breakfast that clocks in under 250 calories," says Sarah Koszyk, M.A., R.D.N., a sports dietitian and founder of Family. Food. Fiesta. "The black beans, cheese, and eggs provide an excellent source of protein, and the beans are full of fiber to help with your morning digestion."
Get the recipe: Quick and Easy Taco Recipe with Eggs
Simple Cravings Real Food
Tuna, Tomato, Olive, and Rosemary Burrito
"This tuna burrito is an excellent source of high-quality protein and also offers heart-healthy omega-3s, as well as B vitamins and antioxidants like selenium," says Vicki Shanta Retelny, R.D.N., author of Total Body Diet for Dummies. "Plus, it contains the refreshing taste of rosemary, which offers a myriad of medicinal benefits. The meal is simple, affordable, and tasty."
Get the recipe: Tuna, Tomato, Olive, and Rosemary Burrito
My Menu Pal
Huevos Rancheros Tacos
"These breakfast tacos pack in protein from the black beans, eggs, and cheese, as well as a healthy dose of fiber from the whole-wheat tortillas and black beans," say Ann Dunaway Teh, M.S., R.D.N., and Lesley Baradel, M.B.A., M.S., R.D.N., from My Menu Pal. "Avocados add healthy fats, which will help keep you full until lunchtime."
Get the recipe: Huevos Rancheros Tacos