Cream Cheese Ham Omelet Recipe

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In Guyton, Georgia, Michelle Revelle whips up a 15-minute omelet filled with cream cheese, ham and onion. "My husband and I are watching our cholesterol, so I use an egg substitute for this rich hearty recipe. He raves about it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked lean ham
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 215 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 905 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fat-free milk.

Directions

  1. In a 10-in. nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Reduce heat to medium; add egg substitute. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When the eggs are set, sprinkle ham and seasonings over one side. Top with cream cheese cubes. Fold omelet over filling. Cover and let stand for 1-2 minutes or until cream cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cream Cheese Ham Omelet in Quick Cooking November/December 2004, p39

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 215 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 905 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fat-free milk.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"We love this omelet! The flavor combination is so good. It inspired me to use more cream cheese with eggs."

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