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Veggie Egg Scramble Recipe
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Veggie Egg Scramble Recipe

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White wine turns this egg dish into a sophisticated brunch specialty. "While staying with friends one weekend, we enjoyed the most wonderful eggs," says Phyllis Behringer of Defiance, Ohio. "I created this version to reduce the calorie and fat content."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 201 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 365 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, whites, wine or broth, salt, pepper and garlic powder; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the green pepper, onion and mushrooms in butter and oil for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in the egg mixture; cook and stir until eggs are completely set. Sprinkle with cheese and basil. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Veggie Egg Scramble in Light & Tasty August/September 2005, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 201 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 365 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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