Omelet-in-a-Bun

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  • Ingredients
    2 large EGGS
    1/2 cup frozen tri-color pepper and onion mixture
    2 tsp. butter, divided
    2 tbsp. water
    1/8 tsp. salt
    Dash pepper
    1 slice provolone cheese, cut in half
    1 whole wheat OR white hoagie-style bun, toasted

    Yields: 1 serving

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1 recipe

    Calories: 584

    Total fat: 29 g
    Saturated fat: 14 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 4 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 9 g

    Cholesterol: 412 mg
    Sodium: 1239 mg
    Carbohydrates: 54 g
    Fiber: 8 g
    Sugar: 12 g
    Protein: 29 g
    Vitamin A: 291 mcg
    Vitamin D: 2 mcg
    Folate: 78 mcg
    Choline: 325 mg
    Calcium: 370 mg
    Iron: 4 mg
    Potassium: 435 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, folate and choline, and a good source of vitamin D.

Directions

  1. SAUTÉ pepper mixture in 1 tsp. butter in 6- to 8-inch nonstick omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat until tender, about 2 minutes. REMOVE from pan; KEEP warm. CLEAN pan.

  2. BEAT eggs, water, salt and pepper in small bowl until blended. HEAT remaining 1 tsp. butter in same pan over medium-high heat until hot. TILT pan to coat bottom. POUR in egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges.

  3. Gently PUSH cooked portions from edges toward the center with inverted turner so that uncooked eggs can reach the hot pan surface. CONTINUE cooking, tilting pan and gently moving cooked portions as needed.

  4. When top surface of eggs is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, SPOON peppers down center of omelet; TOP with cheese. FOLD omelet sides in with turner; SLIDE omelet into bun.

Insider Info

  • Add fresh, colorful peppers and some cheese to complete the sandwich.