Salsa is a great low-cal condiment to have on hand that also allows you to personalize this omelet according to your taste. For the spice lover, go for hot salsa or swap half of the bell pepper for 1 small thinly sliced jalapeño. For the yellow phase add one small gluten free soft tortilla or ½ cup black beans.
Ingredients Serves 1
1 whole egg
½ cup egg whites
½ cup chopped spinach
½ cup chopped red bell or green pepper
¼ chopped red onion
½ avocado, sliced
1 tablespoon salsa, mild, medium, or hot
Place the egg and egg whites in a medium bowl and whisk gently. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add spinach, peppers, and onions and cooking 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft. Pour in egg whites and egg and season with pepper. Cook without moving until the edges become firm, 2 to 3 minutes. Fold over one edge of the egg to form the omelet and cover. Reduce the heat to low and cook 1 minute more, until the egg is cooked through. Top with avocado and salsa, serve immediately.
Tip: For the bigger appetite add one more egg for only 70 extra calories. Whole eggs contain a wide range of nutrients including all the 8 essential amino acids your body needs.
Nutritional Stats Per Serving
(Serving size: 3 cups)
285 calories, 22g protein, 6g sugars, 17g carbohydrates, 15g fat (3g saturated), 185mg cholesterol, 7g fiber, 405mg sodium