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Healthy Breakfast Recipe: How to Make the Perfect Healthy Omelette

  By posted Jun 14th 2013
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Anjali Shah

Anjali Shah

Anjali Shah is a food writer and owner of The Picky Eater, a healthy food and lifestyle blog. Anjali Shah grew up a “whole wheat” girl, but married a “white bread” kind of guy. Hoping to prove that nutritious food could in fact be delicious and desirable, she taught herself how to cook and successfully transformed her husband’s eating habits from a diet of frozen pizzas and Taco Bell to her healthy, yet flavorful recipes made with simple, wholesome ingredients.

Healthy Breakfast Recipe: How to Make the Perfect Healthy Omelette


Healthy Breakfast Recipe: How to Make the Perfect Healthy Omelette


Ingredients

 

  • 3 egg whites, and a tiny bit of yolk (maybe 1/4 of the yolk)
  • 1 tbsp low fat organic milk
  • Sprinkle of salt (to taste)
  • Sprinkle of black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 green onions (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup (diced)tomato
  • 1/4 cup (diced) bell pepper
  • Optional: handful diced baby spinach


Directions

Step 1:
Combine salt, pepper, eggs and milk in a small bowl. Stir with a whisk until just blended (do not overbeat).

Step 2: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mustard seeds and turmeric; cook 30 seconds or until seeds pop, stirring frequently. Add onions; cook 30 seconds or until soft, stirring frequently. Add tomato, bell pepper and spinach; cook 1 minute or until very soft, stirring frequently.

Step 3: Lower heat to medium. Pour egg mixture into pan; spread evenly. Cook until edges begin to set (about 2 minutes). Slide front edge of spatula between edge of omelette and pan. Gently lift edge of omelette, tilting pan to allow some uncooked egg mixture to come in contact with pan. Repeat procedure on the opposite edge.

Step 4:
Continue cooking until center is just set (about 2 minutes). Loosen omelette with a spatula, and fold in half. Carefully slide omelette onto a plate. Enjoy!

*Images courtesy: © Anjali Shah

 

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