Bacon, Bean, Eggs, Taco Tots Burritos

The breakfast burrito is basically the best breakfast foods all wrapped in one tortilla. Eggs are layered with refried beans, pico and cheese. Then, instead of hashbrowns, tots with taco spice. Why should breakfast be limited to one meal a day when it's this good?
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 bag extra-crispy tater tots, Ore-Ida preferred brand

2 teaspoons ground cumin 

1 teaspoon chili powder 

1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 

1/2 teaspoon granulated onion 

Salt and pepper 

12 slices bacon 

1 small white or red onion 

2 to 3 jalapeno peppers 

2 cloves garlic

5 plum or 4 vine tomatoes 

2 to 3 scallions 

2 limes

A handful of cilantro leaves, chopped

Neutral oil, such as peanut or safflower

1 can pinto beans, drained 

1/2 pound Pepper Jack, cheddar or Monterey Jack, or a 4 ounce block of 2 of the 3 

12 eggs 

Hot sauce, chipotle Tabasco preferred brand, or other hot sauce 

6 large flour tortillas, 10 to 12 inches 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Line a sheet pan with parchment and arrange the tots in a single layer. Place tray in oven and bake 20 to 25 minutes; give the pan a shake once.
  4. Combine about 1 teaspoon cumin, chili powder, granulated garlic and onion, about 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper in small dish. When tots come out of oven toss with spices.
  5. Arrange bacon on slotted pan or rack lined baking sheet lined with foil. Bake bacon 15 to 18 minutes on rack below tots until brown and crispy.
  6. Peel and finely chop the onion. Seed and finely chop the jalapeno peppers. Peel garlic. Set a third of the onion, the pepper and garlic aside for the beans.
  7. Seed and small dice the tomatoes. Finely chop the scallions, whites and greens.
  8. Place onions and peppers in a bowl; add salt and juice of 1 lime. Grate in garlic, then add tomatoes, scallions and cilantro; toss to combine.
  9. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add oil, 2 turns of the pan, then reserved veg. Sweat while you make beans.
  10. Add beans to the food processor with a little water. Add about 1 teaspoon of ground cumin and juice of 1 lime.Transfer beans to the skillet and heat through.
  11. Remove bacon, cool to handle then chop. Grate cheese on large holes of box grater.
  12. Crack eggs into bowl and whisk up with salt, pepper and about 2 teaspoons of chipotle hot sauce.
  13. Char tortillas over flame on gas burner or in a dry pan over high heat, stainless or cast iron, blistering them about 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side.
  14. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add oil, 2 turns of the pan. Scramble the eggs to desired doneness.
  15. Build burritos: beans, eggs, cheese, chopped bacon, taco tots, pico de gallo. Tuck in sides and wrap and roll the burritos tightly. Cut each in half to serve.