Pepper Cheese Omelet

Kick-start your morning with this zesty breakfast.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”2″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 2 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, beat the eggs, egg whites, milk, paprika, salt and pepper. Coat an 8-inch nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add half of the egg mixture. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] When eggs are set, sprinkle half of the onion, red pepper and cheese over one side; fold omelet over filling. Cover and let stand for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining ingredients. [/step-item]


[nutrition-info calories=”156″ calories_fat=”” fat=”7g” sat_fat=”3g” choles=”221mg” sodium=”537mg” carbs=”4g” sugars=”” protein=”17g” fiber=”1g”]

Diabetic exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat


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Originally Published in Reader's Digest