Red Pepper Omelet

Red Pepper Omelet

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This healthy red pepper and goat cheese omelet is ready in just 10 minutes. Frozen basil cubes add wonderful flavor to this dish and help make it super quick to prepare.

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  • 2 cubes chopped frozen basil, such as Dorot Gardens® brand
  • ½ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, such as Egg Beaters® brand, thawed
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ⅓ cup chopped roasted red sweet pepper
  • ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese (chèvre)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Orange wedges (optional)

Preparation

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  1. In a small bowl microwave basil cubes on 50% power (medium) for 20 seconds. Stir in egg until combined.
  2. Lightly coat an 8-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Pour in egg mixture; reduce heat to medium. Cook, without stirring, until egg begins to set. Using a spatula, gently lift edges of set egg, tilting skillet to allow uncooked egg to run under set egg. Continue until egg is cooked through but is still shiny. Remove from heat.
  3. Arrange roasted pepper and cheese on half of the omelet; fold unfilled half over filling. Gently slide omelet out onto a warm plate. Sprinkle with black pepper. If desired, top with additional roasted pepper and cheese and serve with orange wedges.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 omelet
  • Per serving: 201 calories; 9 g fat(6 g sat); 1 g fiber; 6 g carbohydrates; 19 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 22 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 3,252 IU vitamin A; 40 mg vitamin C; 139 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 585 mg sodium; 237 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (67% daily value), Vitamin A (65% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2½ lean protein, 1 fat, ½ vegetable

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