Saturday, March 23, 2013

Basic veggie omelet

2 large eggs
1 tbsp water
2 tbsp diced green pepper
2 green onions (divided)
3 grape tomatoes
Cooking spray

Break eggs into a bowl and whisk until smooth. Add the water, mix and set aside.
Spray sauté pan lightly with the cooking spray. Sauté the green pepper and about 3/4 of the green onion until slightly cooked. Remove to a plate and set aside
Spray pan lightly with cooking spray again. Stir eggs and pour into pan. Rotate pan a little to coat entire bottom with egg. Allow to cook until almost set. Scatter sautéed onions and peppers on egg. Allow to cook until completely set and top surface appears dry.
Loosen from pan and slide onto serving plate folding it over on top if itself. Sprinkle with reserved green onion and diced tomatoes.

Optional add-ons
1/2 cup fresh spinach, sauté with the onions and peppers
2 tbsp shredded cheese, sprinkle on eggs with the sautéed veggies
2 tbsp diced ham or bacon bits can be sautéed with the veggies or added cold
1/2 cup fresh mushrooms sautéed with the veggies
1/4 cup diced ripe olives sautéed with the veggies

Can also serve with a dollop of sour cream and /or salsa

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