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Mushroom Spinach Omelet Recipe

Mushroom Spinach Omelet Recipe

"I lightened up this savory dish by using olive oil, one regular egg and three egg whites, explains Arlene Hammonds of Gray, Tennessee. "For a change of pace, I like to mix diced celery and parsley with different cheeses."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup torn fresh spinach

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the egg and egg whites. Add cheeses, salt, pepper flakes, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2. In an 8-in. nonstick skillet, saute the mushrooms, green pepper and onion in oil for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add spinach; cook and stir until spinach is wilted. Add egg mixture. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. Cut into wedges. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 110 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 489 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.