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Bacon and egg chimichanga style tortilla rolls

Bacon and Egg Chimichanga-Style Tortilla Rolls

Chef Dawn Ludwig
My son loves breakfast tacos, sushi rolls, and fried burritos (that Tex-Mex creation known as Chimichangas), so this morning I combined them. The result was impressive... both beautiful and delicious.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 1 serving


  • 1 tsp oil (neutral-flavored)
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 3 slices turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1 whole wheat tortilla (or use Keto-Tortilla recipe, link in directions)
  • avocado, sliced
  • 2 tbsp oil, for frying at the end
  • Chipotle Mayo or fatty sauce of choice
  • 3/4 cup blueberries, for serving on the side


  • Pour a thin layer of oil in a small fry pan (tortilla-sized). Turn temperature to medium and wait for oil to heat up.
  • While the oil is heating, warm the tortilla in a toaster oven or on a dry, hot cast iron skillet. See this post for our Keto tortilla recipe.
  • Mix together the whisked egg and chopped bacon. Pour into the fry pan with the oil. Cook until the bottom is lightly browned, but the top is still runny.
  • Place the tortilla on top of the eggs before they fully cook (this helps the tortilla stick to the eggs). Cook for a few minutes, until eggs are fully cooked through.
  • Lift the egg and tortilla off the skillet as if you are turning over an omelette. Lay it flat (tortilla side down) on a cutting board.
  • Add a few slices of avocado on one edge of the tortilla. Roll it into a tight spiral around the avocado.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a fry pan over medium-high heat. Fry the roll on all sides until brown and crispy.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes. Slice into 1-inch rounds and serve with Chipotle Mayo (Always Hungry? pg. 268), Fresh Salsa (Always Delicious pg. 302), or toppings of choice. Serve with 3/4 cup blueberries.


Nutrition (with Keto Tortilla and 1 tbsp Chipotle Mayonnaise - serve without side of berries)

Fat: 36g (67%)
Protein: 29g (23%)
Carbohydrates: 12g (10%)
Calories: 460

Nutrition (with Whole Wheat Tortilla and 1 tbsp Chipotle Mayonnaise)

Fat: 29g (49%)
Protein: 29g (22%)
Carbohydrates: 38g (29%)
Calories: 490

Nutrition (Phase 1 Variation)

Serve with Keto Tortilla. Replace Chipotle Mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese. Serve with 1 cup berries on the side.
Fat: 33g (53%)
Protein: 32g (23%)
Carbohydrates: 32g (23%)
Calories: 510
Keyword Dairy-Free, Quick and Easy