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Cheese and vegetable omelette

 12 ratings

Prep Time:15 mins

Cooking Time:10 mins

Serves:1 Adult

Cheese and vegetable omelette

This recipe is simply EGGcellent! This omelette is quick and easy to make and requires minimal preparation, what more could you want in the morning?

About this recipe

An omelette is a great way to include eggs in your diet! 


Ingredients

For the omelette

  • 1 scallion, diced
  • 1/2 medium red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 3 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 20g / 1oz. of low-fat cheese, grated
  • 1 serving of spinach (90g / 3oz.), roughly chopped 
  • ½ tomato, sliced
  • Black pepper, to taste

Optional:

  • 1 slice of wholemeal bread, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon of low-fat spread

Method

  1. Spray a small non-stick pan with cooking spray and heat over a medium heat
  2. Add the scallion, pepper and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Crack the eggs in a bowl and combine with the grated cheese, spinach, tomato and a little black pepper to taste.
  4. When the vegetables in the pan are ready, add to the egg mixture, mix well and return to the pan.
  5. Cook the omelette for 2-3 minutes, until the edges cook and come away from the edge of the pan, the mixture should be firm. If you do not want to flip the omelette, preheat your grill.
  6. To finish your omelette, either finish under the grill for another minute, or flip in the pan and leave to cook for the same amount of time.
  7. Optional: As you finish cooking your omelette, toast the bread to have ready to enjoy together

What you will need

  • Cheese grater
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Grill
  • Toaster

Serving suggestions

Serve with a slice of toasted wholemeal bread with low-fat spread.


"The great thing about this recipe is that any vegetables will create an equally tasty omelette! If you have leftover vegetables from the night before dont be afraid to use them!"

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