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Skinny pepper, tomato & ham omelette

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
If you're in need of a protein boost try making this healthy omelette for breakfast, using fewer yolks lowers the cholesterol

  • Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 206
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 5
  • Protein 21
  • Fat 12
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 1.21

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 206
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 5
  • Protein 21
  • Fat 12
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 1.21

Ingredients

  • 2 whole eggs and 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, white and green parts kept separate and finely chopped
  • few slices wafer-thin extra-lean ham, shredded
  • 25g reduced-fat mature cheddar
  • wholemeal toast, to serve

Method

  1. Mix the eggs and egg whites with some seasoning and set aside. Heat the oil in a medium non-stick frying pan and cook the pepper for 3-4 mins. Throw in the white parts of the spring onions and cook for 1 min more. Pour in the eggs and cook over a medium heat until almost completely set.

  2. Sprinkle on the ham and cheese and continue cooking until just set in the centre, or flash it under a hot grill if you like it more well done. Serve straight from the pan with the green part of the spring onion sprinkled on top and some wholemeal toast.

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