Smoked salmon and egg whites on a toasted whole-wheat English muffin is the perfect power breakfast. For a more substantial meal, pair it with a piece of fruit or a glass of 100% juice. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2008

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until it begins to soften, about 1 minute. Add egg whites, salt and capers (if using) and cook, stirring constantly, until whites are set, about 30 seconds.

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  • To make the sandwich, layer the egg whites, smoked salmon and tomato on English muffin.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; 5.1 g total fat; 0.8 g saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 687 mg sodium. 358 mg potassium; 28.9 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 18.5 g protein; 195 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 40 mcg folate; 187 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 62 mg magnesium; 2 g added sugar;

Reviews (13)

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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I changed it to wholemeal pita and instead of smoked salmon i changed it to poached salmon. More healthy and lower calories. Constance Fong Kuala Lumpur Ma Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This was accurate and on point. But not just for breakfast but for anytime. I love egg whites and used to eat a combination of egg whites pasta and fish for dinner after my run Akinyele.B Tokyo Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Thought this was excellent! Took the hint from the previous reviewer and omitted salt. With the capers and the salmon it was plenty salty without it. I also exchanged the English muffin for a tortilla to make a delicious healthy breakfast wrap. I will definitely make this again!! Angel Richmond VA Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
The sodium content of this recipe is a bit high for us watching our blood pressure. As an alternative skip the salt and add the smoked salmon to the eggs. It comes out like chopped ham & scrambled eggs but the heavy dose of salt in the smoked salmon does double duty in salting the eggs. solidpoint Sacramento CA Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
give it to me with the whole eggs and the healthy fats for satiety and brain function.....! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This was a great recipe I substituted ezekiel 4.9 whole grain bread instead of the muffin to get the extra fiber and i did not add salt the smoked salmon has enough salt content to flavor the sandwich. Eat well to live well people! Khalil Philadelphia Pa Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
@Anonymous from solidpoint sacramento CA I did exactly as you and it came out great used the salmon to salt the eggs in the pan and cooked the salmon with the eggs and added an extra slice of tomato plus skipped the salt trying to watch my sodium intake as well as calories and sugars but it is an excellent recipe quick and easy and very satisfying also used a regular english muffin instead of whole wheat couldnt find the wheat at the store last night but still a great recipe with a side of yogurt mmmm Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
To lower the sodium use a low sodium multigrain bread or roll. This is wonderful! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I would like to use whole eggs and a lettle cheese too!!:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
have'nt tried it yet but i will like soon. i love fish and never thought of having it this way for breakfast sure sounds good. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Super sandwich......but to make it a tad tastier and a slightly fewer carbs....try it on 1/2 the toasted wheat English muffin with a dollop of horseradish sauce....... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Cut down on the cooking time by nuking the egg white and omitting onions....Egg Beaters cheese and chives are a good sub for the egg whites.... Weight Watchers English muffins are smaller than regular muffins which makes the sandwich look more stacked! lol Lovin' the smoked salmon at brekkie!! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Excellent! Family fully enjoyed this choice foe breakfast however you can enjoy this for anytime. Read More