Looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast option? Look no further than McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito, which has become hugely popular over the years. But why spend money on one when you can easily make them at home with an air fryer? These copycat versions are just as good – if not better – than the real thing!

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

McDonald’s breakfast burritos are the perfect way to start your day. They’re made with scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheese, and they’re wrapped in a warm tortilla. You can order them with bacon or ham, too.

Serve these with Air Fryer Homemade Breakfast Potatoes, or an Air Fryer Frozen Hash Brown, for a great breakfast!

McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

McDonald’s is famous for its breakfast menu, and one of the most popular options on that menu is the Breakfast Burrito.

The Breakfast Burrito consists of bacon, eggs, and cheese wrapped in a tortilla. It’s an ideal option if you’re looking for something quick and convenient to grab as you head out the door in the morning.

The Breakfast Burrito is a great choice for those with busy lifestyles and tight schedules, as it’s easy to eat on the go. It’s also perfect for anyone who enjoys Mexican food but doesn’t have time to sit down and enjoy an actual meal at a restaurant.

Why Make A Homadme McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito At Home

If you love McDonald’s breakfast burritos, but don’t like the high price tag, then why not try making one at home? You can customize your own burrito just the way you like it and enjoy it for a fraction of the cost!

When making your own burrito at home, there are tons of different options for what you can put inside, so you can customize it to your tastes. Some of the most popular ingredients include eggs or egg whites, diced-up potatoes and onions, shredded cheese or cheddar blend, salsa or hot sauce, sliced ham or bacon bits, and flour tortillas. You can also opt to add some veggies like spinach, kale, or mushrooms for extra nutrition.

Why Make A Breakfast Burrito In Your Air Fryer

Breakfast burritos are a great way to start your day, and cooking them in the air fryer is quick and easy. They’re perfect for breakfast on the go, or for when you need a filling breakfast that won’t take much time.

Not only are they delicious and easy to make, but they can also be customized to your preferences with different ingredients. You can add in whatever you like, such as scrambled eggs, sausage patties, cheese, or other veggies. They’re a great way to get the nutrients and tastes of an actual breakfast burrito without all the extra calories and hassle of cooking on the stovetop

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious breakfast burrito recipe, look no further than this air fryer copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito recipe! It only requires a few simple ingredients, and it’s perfect for busy mornings. Plus, it’s freezer-friendly, so you can make a batch ahead of time and enjoy them all week long. So go ahead and give this recipe a try – your taste buds will thank you!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos
  • Ground Sausage
  • Cheese: Use American Cheese, or Cheddar Shredded Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Vegetables: Yellow Onions, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Green Chiles
  • Tortillas: Flour Tortillas, 8 or 6 inch
  • Seasonings and Spices: Salt, and Black Pepper
  • Serve With Salsa

How To Make Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos In Air Fryer

Step One: Cook The Sausage

Step One: Cook The Sausage

Over medium-high heat, crumble the sausage, in a large skillet. Cook until the sausage is fully cooked. While the sausage is cooking, remember to use a spatula, to break up the sausage. Drain the sausage, and set aside.

Step Two: Cook the Eggs

Step Two: Cook the Eggs

In a large bowl, crack the eggs, and use a whisk, add the cream, salt, and black pepper. Whisk them together, Add the eggs, chiles, onions, and bell peppers to the skillet, and cook the eggs over medium-low heat. Cook the eggs until they are fully cooked, mixing while they cook up.

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

Step Three: Assemble The Burritos

Add about 2 tablespoons of eggs, 2 tablespoons of sausage, 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese, 1 tablespoon of diced tomatoes, and 1 tablespoon of beans (optional) Fold up the burrito.

How to Assemble Air Fryer McDonald's Breakfast Burritos

Step Four: Air Fry The Breakfast Burritos

Spray your air fryer basket with cooking spray. Then add your assembled breakfast burritos, spray them with cooking spray or brush them with melted butter, so they crisp up. Then set the cooking time for 3-4 minutes is 300 degrees F, or until the cheese is melted.

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you make McDonald’s breakfast burritos ahead of time?

Yes! McDonald’s breakfast burritos can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or freezer until you are ready to serve them.

This is a convenient option if you have a large gathering or need to prepare several burritos at once. If you choose to store your finished burritos, be sure to wrap them well in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place them in a sealed container to keep them fresh.

Can I freeze McDonald’s burritos ahead of time?

Yes! Make sure that you wrap them tightly in plastic wrap, then place them into a freezer-safe Ziploc Bag. They will last for about 2-3 months. To use them, defrost them overnight in the refrigerator.

How long does a breakfast burrito keep in the freezer?

They will last for 2-3 months. For best results make sure that you tightly wrap them, so they do not get freezer burn.

How long can I store a sausage burrito in the fridge?

They will last for about 2-3 days, after that they will get soggy. Make sure that you place them into an airtight container or wrap them tightly in saran wrap.

What’s the best way to reheat a breakfast burrito?

I love to reheat my breakfast burritos in the air fryer. Place your breakfast burrito into the air fryer basket, and cook for 3-5 minutes at 330 degrees F,

How To Reheat A Breakfast Burrito In Air Fryer

Preheat the air fryer, then place your breakfast burrito not in the air fryer basket, cook at 300 degrees F, and cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove when the breakfast burrito is warmed through.

Frozen Breakfast Burritos Air Fryer

Frozen breakfast burritos are a great way to start your day, whether you’re rushing off to work or school, or lounging in bed and getting ready for the day. And with an air fryer, you can cook these frozen breakfast burritos quickly and easily, without using too much oil.

First, you can simply place the burritos on a baking tray and set your air fryer at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes. This will allow them to cook thoroughly and be crispy. Additionally, you can also wrap your breakfast burritos in foil before placing them inside the air fryer. This method will help keep extra oil from dripping off onto the surface of the appliance, which can be messy and time-consuming to clean up.

Could you eat a cold breakfast burrito?

Yes, but for best results, I would heat them up, so the cheese melts.

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

More Air Fryer Recipes

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

Give these Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos a try the next time you want a quick, healthy breakfast. You can customize them with your favorite ingredients, and they will keep you full until lunchtime.

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Burritos

5 from 9 votes
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
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Total Time: 29 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Description

Looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast option? Look no further than McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito, which has become hugely popular over the years. But why spend money on one when you can easily make them at home with an air fryer? These copycat versions are just as good – if not better – than the real thing!

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup onions, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chilies, optional
  • 6 flour tortillas, 6 or 8 inch
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cream, or milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup refried beans, optional

Instructions

  • Over medium-high heat, crumble the sausage, in a large skillet. Cook until the sausage is fully cooked. While the sausage is cooking, remember to use a spatula, to break up the sausage. Drain the sausage, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, crack the eggs, and use a whisk, add the cream, salt, and black pepper. Whisk them together, Add the eggs, chiles, onions, and bell peppers to the skillet, and cook the eggs over medium-low heat. Cook the eggs until they are fully cooked, mixing while they cook up.
  • Add about 2 tablespoons of eggs, 2 tablespoons of sausage, 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese, 1 tablespoon of diced tomatoes, and 1 tablespoon of beans (optional) Fold up the burrito.
  • Spray your air fryer basket with cooking spray. Then add your assembled breakfast burritos, spray them with cooking spray or brush them with melted butter, so they crisp up. Then set the cooking time for 3-4 minutes is 300 degrees F, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve with Salsa!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 443kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 26gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 327mgSodium: 1211mgPotassium: 356mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1145IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 193mgIron: 2mg

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