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Cheesy French Omelette

Cheesy French Omelette

Try this low-fat Cheesy French Omelette for breakfast. “So hearty and rich-tasting,” says Bernice Morris who shared this breakfast recipe.

Preparation & Total Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Makes: 2 servings

What you will need

2 large eggs

4 large egg whites

¼ cup of fat-free milk

⅛ tsp salt

⅛ tsp pepper

¼ cup (cubed) fully cooked ham

1 tbsp chopped onion

Tbsp chopped green pepper

¼ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

How to cook the recipe

  1. Whisk together first five ingredients.
  2. Put a 10-inch skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
  3. Pour in the egg mixture and it should set immediately at edges.
  4. As the egg mixture is set, push cooked portions towards the middle to allow  uncooked eggs flow underneath.
  5. When omelette is thickened and without liquid egg remains, top one half of the remaining ingredients.
  6. Fold omelette in half.
  7. Slice in half and serve.

Nutritional Facts

½ of this omelette provides: 186 calories, 9 grams fat (4 grams saturated fat), 207 mg cholesterol, 648 sodium, 4 grams carbohydrate (3 grams sugars, 0 fiber), 22 grams protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat

Originally published in Light & Tasty in 2006

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