Egg-White Omelet With Vegetable-Cheddar Filling

With this quick recipe, there’s no excuse not to have a healthy breakfast.

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From mixing bowl to table in 10 minutes! A low-fat, low-carbohydrate, low-cholesterol start to the day.

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  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed, thinly sliced fresh spinach
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shredded nonfat cheddar cheese
  • Vegetable cooking spray

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Whisk egg whites, water, dill (if using), salt, and pepper together in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Toss spinach, tomato, and cheddar together in a small bowl.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Lightly coat an omelet pan or small skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat 1 minute. Pour egg mixture into pan and cook until eggs begin to set on bottom.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Spread filling over half of omelet, leaving a 1/2-inch border and reserving 1 tablespoon mixture for garnish. Lift up omelet at edge nearest handle and fold in half, slightly off-center, so filling peeks out. Cook 2 minutes. Slide omelet onto a serving plate and garnish with reserved filling.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”110″ calories_fat=” fat=”0.5 g”” sat_fat=”” choles=”3 mg” sodium=”906 mg” carbs=”8 g” sugars=”” protein=”18″ fiber=”1 g”] [/nutrition-info]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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