Diane Hixon thinks her easy, eye-opening entree is something to crow about. “I call it Quiche Lorraine without the fuss of pie crust,“ she writes from Niceville, Florida. “And it also makes a wonderfully light, late-night meal or brunch item.“
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup egg substitute
- 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
- 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- In a small bowl, beat the eggs, egg substitute, milk, onion, salt and pepper. Coat a 10-in. nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add egg mixture. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath.
- When eggs are set, sprinkle bacon, cheese and parsley over one side; fold omelet over filling. Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts1/2 each: 183 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 224mg cholesterol, 489mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
Originally published as Omelet Lorraine in Light & Tasty April/May 2006
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