Hash Brown Cheese Omelet Recipe
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Hash Brown Cheese Omelet Recipe

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In Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Jennifer Reisinger makes a family-pleasing meal out of this fluffy omelet filled with potatoes, onion and green pepper. "Serve it with toast and fruit," she suggests. "It's also good with sliced tomatoes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1-3/4 cups frozen cubed hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 slices reduced-fat process American cheese product

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 239 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 457 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch


  1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion and green pepper. Add potatoes; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  2. In a bowl, beat egg substitute, water and pepper; pour over vegetables. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. Just before eggs are completely set, place cheese slices over half of the omelet. Fold the omelet in half and transfer to a warm serving platter. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hash Brown Cheese Omelet in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p44

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2010

"this was excellent. i substituted 1/3 swiss and 2/3 shredded cheddar for cheese and put 1/4 c ham pieces on top and did not fold it, just put a lid on til set. i couldn't stop eating it. also i used red pepper for the green."

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