Broccoli & Parmesan Cheese Omelet

Broccoli & Parmesan Cheese Omelet

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From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2014

This high-protein breakfast recipe features broccoli and cheese folded into a light and fluffy omelet.

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  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 slice sprouted-grain bread, toasted

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  1. Whisk eggs and egg whites together in a small bowl; place near the stove.
  2. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add broccoli and shallot; cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes. Pour the eggs into the pan, without stirring, and sprinkle cheese on top. Cover the pan and cook until the eggs are set, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve with toast.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 omelet
  • Per serving: 407 calories; 20 g fat(7 g sat); 4 g fiber; 22 g carbohydrates; 33 g protein; 83 mcg folate; 386 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 2,016 IU vitamin A; 35 mg vitamin C; 336 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 683 mg sodium; 447 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (58% daily value), Vitamin A (40% dv), Calcium (34% dv), Folate (21% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 2½ medium-fat meat, 1 fat

Reviews 1

September 05, 2017
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By: Lisa Valente
Such a filling breakfast!
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