Chive and Cheddar Omelet
Chives are an excellent herb because they can be purchased year-round and will keep in the freezer for long periods of time.
Vegetarian, Low-calorie, Gluten-free, Low-carb
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 2
- 4 large egg whites
- 1 large whole egg
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ¼ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
Beat the egg whites and egg in a small bowl. Mix in the salt.
Heat the olive oil in a small skillet on low heat.
Pour the egg mixture in to coat the surface.
Cook egg mixture until edges show firmness.
Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the egg mixture, and then do the same with the chives. Fold one side over the other.
Flip the half-moon omelet so both sides are evenly cooked.
PER SERVING Calories: 156 | Fat: 11 g | Protein: 14 g | Sodium: 1392 mg | Carbohydrates: 1.5 g | Fiber: 0.075 g
The fantastic thing about omelets is that you can stuff them with all kinds of things. Various veggies, fruits, and cheeses make delicious combinations. Brie cheese and sliced turkey, or mushrooms and onions with Swiss cheese, are a couple of combinations you might try for your next omelet.