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Stack of baked Sausage, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Taquitos.Hey Recipe Critic Readers!! It’s Jenn, from Eat Cake For Dinner, how is everyone? It’s September, yay!!! I love this time of the year. I can’t wait to start making pumpkin recipes, soups and lots of comfort food. For now, I have a really easy and super tasty breakfast recipe.

This was a clean out the fridge breakfast that turned out to be AMAZING and something that I would eat over and over again. I had spinach leftover from this Easy Weeknight Bowtie Pasta, salsa leftover from this Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken, tortillas leftover from these Chicken Enchiladas and a little sausage leftover from biscuits and gravy. I hate wasting food, so I try to find up ways to use up every last thing. Stuffing everything inside a tortilla is the perfect way to use up all those ingredients.

Baked taquitos are my FAVORITE. There is no reason to fry a taquito ever again, okay!! They get plenty crispy by baking them and they are so much healthier that way. These breakfast taquitos were fantastic.

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Baked Sausage, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Taquitos

5 from 1 vote
By: Jenn H
A baked taquito that is crispy on the outside and loaded with flavorful breakfast ingredients on the inside.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 7 Taquitos



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. When sausage is almost cooked through, add the chopped spinach and bell pepper and saute for a few minutes. Crack eggs into a bowl, whisk and add to skillet. Stir occasionally until eggs are just barely cooked through. Remove from heat and stir in the Feta cheese.
  • Microwave tortillas for 30 seconds or until pliable. Divide filling between tortillas. Top each with a little shredded cheese and salsa. Roll up tightly and place, seam-side down, on a baking sheet that has been lined with foil (this makes for a much easier clean up). Spray tops of taquitos lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle with a little kosher salt. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crispy. Serve with extra salsa for dipping. Makes 7 taquitos.


Calories: 288kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 15gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 174mgSodium: 708mgPotassium: 298mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1222IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 134mgIron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
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About Jenn H

Hi, I’m Jenn and I blog over at Eat Cake For Dinner. I love being in the kitchen and spending my spare time cooking, baking and blogging. I like all types of food, but cake and frosting are my favorites. If you ask me, the more frosting the better!

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  1. I’m always looking for recipes that can be frozen. Just came across this and have already added the ingredients to the next shopping list.

    An unanswered question though … what do you recommend for reheating a frozen Taquito?

    1. I always love reheating recipes on a skillet or in the oven. For a taquito I recommend an oven with it on a greased sheet pan. For a quicker way, use a microwave.

    1. Hey Marcia!
      Thanks for the great question. The nutritional information is for 1 taquito. I hope this is helpful! Thanks for following along with me!

  2. I host a breakfast club every other Tuesday. I’m always looking for recipes I can make ahead. can’t wait to try these. Thank you so much for sharing.