Colorful Cheese Omelet Recipe

Colorful Cheese Omelet Recipe
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Colorful Cheese Omelet Recipe

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“When I start my day with this omelet, I’m able to go nonstop and know I’m getting valuable nutrients besides.” Lynda O’Dell Lynch - Port Huron, Michigan
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk the egg, egg whites, spinach and pepper sauce; set aside. In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute red pepper and onion until tender. Reduce heat to medium.
Add egg mixture to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges). As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, sprinkle with cheese; fold omelet in half. Slide omelet onto a plate. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Colorful Cheese Omelet in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 omelet: 167 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 227mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat.

  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, egg whites, spinach and pepper sauce; set aside. In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute red pepper and onion until tender. Reduce heat to medium.
  2. Add egg mixture to skillet (mixture should set immediately at edges). As eggs set, push cooked edges toward the center, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, sprinkle with cheese; fold omelet in half. Slide omelet onto a plate. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Colorful Cheese Omelet in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p39

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