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2 Healthy and Delicious Omelets You Must Try

By NaDica | Articles

Jan 03

Every new change is good, especially when we are talking about food.

Wouldn’t be great to include some new meals in your usual diet? Probably you feel that you can’t do that cause you need to watch your weight, blood glucose levels, and diet.

Well, that’s not a problem. As a matter of fact, there are great options for a delicious breakfast, which is yummy and healthy at the same time. Intrigued? Read on, to find out more.

2 Omelet Recipes – Both Healthy and Yummy

Recipe #1 – Mushroom Omelets

In this recipe, you can use fresh wild mushrooms like button mushrooms, shiitake, chanterelles, portobello or combination of some of the above mentioned.

Necessary Ingredients

  • Cooking spray with butter flavor
  • 6 ounces or around 180 grams of thinly sliced fresh wild mushrooms
  • Fines herbs – 1.23 ml or ¼ tsp.
  • Fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley – 15 ml. or 1 tbsp.
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions (white part only)
  • Fresh flat leaf parsley – 1 sprigs for garnish
  • Liquid egg substitute – 240 ml or 8 ounces
  • Freshly ground pepper

How to Make

Step #1

First, you need to take a pan and spray it with cooking spray, then heat it for less than a minute. After add the scallions and mushrooms and then cook until they are cooked. Add pepper, herbs, and parsley. Remove them from the heat and make sure to keep them warm.

Step #2

Take the same pan and lightly respray it with cooking spray. After, add only half of the egg substitute. You need to cook it on medium heat. Make sure to lift the sides in order the uncooked eggs to go under.

Once one side is ready, flip it over to cook the other side. Take a slotted spoon and use it to drain off any liquid. Then add half of the mushroom mixture onto the omelet and fold it in half.

In order to make the second omelet, you need to repeat the same procedure. On top of each omelet add one sprig of parsley.

Recipe #2 – Spinach & Tomato Omelet

This is another great omelet with which you can start the day. The spinach contains iron, calcium, and vitamins and the tomatoes are abundant in antioxidants.

Necessary Ingredients

  • Water – 1 tablespoon
  • Freshly ground pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • Five halved cherry tomatoes
  • Extra-virgin olive oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • One sliced scallion
  • Baby spinach – 1 cup
  • Liquid egg substitute – ½ cup
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese – ¼ cup

How to Make

Step #1

Take a nonstick skillet and spray it with cooking spray. Add a small amount of oil and heat it for 30 seconds on medium-high heat.

Then add the scallion and tomatoes and cook them for 2 minutes. Add the spinach and leave it to wilt for around 30 seconds. Then you need to stir in order to combine all ingredients.

Step #2

You need to add the egg substitute and then lower the heat to medium-low and cook until the egg begins to set for around 20 seconds.

Remember to lift the edges so that the uncooked egg will go underneath; you need to do this for around 30 seconds.

Step #3

Sprinkle salt, pepper, and cheese on your omelet. After, lift one edge of the omelet and add one tablespoon of water under it.

Put the heat on low, cover the skillet and cook until the cheese is melted, that will take around 2 minutes. Next, all you need to do is to fold it and serve it.

These omelets for sure can be a significant and healthy change in your diet. Omelet is a perfect way to start your day.