Healthy Recipe: Old World Spanish Omelette – ¡Olé!

(Chicago) – We at Vital Bridges have a lip smakin’ good recipe for an Old World Spanish Omelette that deserves a one word review: ¡Olé!

From the folks at the National Diabetes Education Program, the Old World Spanish Omelet provides 12% of dietary fiber per serving and 100% satisfaction. Each serving supplies 250 calories at a cost of only $1.09 per serving.

Here’s what you need to know:

Ingredients:

5 potatoes (small, peeled and sliced)
1 tablespoon olive oil (or vegetable cooking spray)
1⁄2 onion (medium, minced)
1 zucchini (small, sliced)
1 1⁄2 cup green/red peppers (sliced thin)
5 mushroom (medium, sliced)
3 egg (whole, beaten)
5 egg whites (beaten)
  Pepper and garlic salt with herbs (to taste)
3 ounces part skim mozzarella cheese (shredded)
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

 

Old World Spanish Omelette

Old World Spanish Omelette

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender.

3. In a nonstick pan, add oil or vegetable spray and warm at medium heat.

4. Add the onion and sauté until brown. Add vegetables and sauté until tender but not brown.

5. In a medium mixing bowl, slightly beat the eggs and egg whites, pepper, garlic salt, and mozzarella cheese. Stir egg cheese mixture into the cooked vegetables.

6. Oil or spray a 10-inch pie pan or ovenproof skillet. Transfer potatoes and eggs mixture to pan. Spread with parmesan cheese and bake omelet until firm and brown on top, about 20-30 minutes.

7. Serve, eat, enjoy.

Cost:

Per recipe: $5.45
Per serving: $1.09

Source:

National Diabetes Education Program, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention., Control Your Diabetes. For Life. Recipes and Meal Planner Guide.

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Spanish Omelet

Old World Spanish Omelette

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