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Thursday, June 13, 2013

It's Too Hot To Cook Dinner

Here in Albuquerque, New Mexico it is 95 degrees and hot. I love summer but hate that it is too hot to turn on the oven. So I cook using the microwave and stove. Last night I made breakfast burritos and it took less than 5 minutes to make. I always have the ingredients on hand to make some kind of mexican food.

The ingredients to make breakfast burritos are very simple. 

Tortillas - this is a New Mexico staple as it is our bread

a dozen eggs

shredded cheese- I like cheddar but we were out so I use mozzarella



guacamole- I like to keep Wholly Guacamole in the freezer for quick meals,it thaws quick in a bowl of cold water

I scrubbed the potatoes and cooked them in the microwave. As the potatoes where cooking, I scrambled the eggs. Once the potatoes were done, I cut them in cubes and pan fried them in a hot pan with no oil until they turned brown.

Then I place all the ingredients on the counter and allowed everyone to create their own burrito.

Here is how I made mine. I place eggs, potatoes, salsa, cheese, and guacamole on the tortilla. Then I folded up the tortilla. I also microwave a package of frozen broccoli to go with the breakfast burritos. This is a easy dinner to make on a hot summer night.

What are your favorite meals for summer when it is too hot to cook? Feel free to link your blog post here.


Unknown said...

I have made some recipes that were too hot to eat. Need to find some new recipes this looks great

Maria said...

Great idea to add potatoes!! Looks yummy!!

Buzz4Mommies said...

Terrific idea! I love breakfast foods at night!! They look amazing :)

Mom Knows Best said...

Here in New mexico we eat these at all meals. Burritos are a common food place.

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