Breakfast Recipes

Broccoli & Spinach Omelet

This quick and easy omelet recipe is a delicious way to start the morning. Not only are you getting a healthy dose of protein, but you’re also adding the benefits of more leafy and cruciferous veggies into your diet.

Broccoli & Spinach Omelet

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup fresh small broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1⁄2 cup shredded rice mozzarella cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a skillet heat the olive oil.
  2. Add spinach leaves and broccoli. Cook until crisply tender (4-5 minutes).
  3. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together remaining omelet ingredients except olive oil and cheese.
  5. In same skillet heat 1 teaspoon olive oil. Pour egg mixture into skillet.
  6. Cook over medium heat lifting slightly with a spatula to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath, until omelet is set (3-4 minutes).
  7. Place sautéed vegetables and cheese on half of omelet. Gently fold other half of omelet over filling. Serve hot.
  8. Tip: For even fluffier omelets, add 1/3 cup of water or soymilk to the egg mixture before cooking. Beat thoroughly.