Mushroom and Mozzarella Omelette

Recipe and Health Benefits

Nutritional benefits of ingredients

Eggs are high in protein which is essential for maintaining muscle mass, cheese is a good source of calcium for strong bones, spinach is a good source of vitamin K which works with calcium to build strong healthy bones, and mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins which help produce red blood cells and keep your body functioning.

Ingredients and Method

Serves: 1 Time: 10 mins Cost: $3 approx.

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ¼ cup grated cheese (we used mozzarella)
  • splash of milk
  • handful of fresh parsley (or any other fresh herbs on hand)
  • extra virgin olive oil (approx. ½ TBSP)
  • ¼ tsp salt & pepper

Method:

  1. Prep: chop fresh herbs, slice mushrooms, roughly chop spinach.
  2. Beat together eggs, splash of milk, herbs, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil on a low to medium heat on a pan.
  4. Pour egg mixture onto pan and leave for 1 minute, so mixture slightly thickens.
  5. Add spinach, mushrooms and grated cheese on to half of the omelette.
  6. Let cook for another 5 mins or until the surface of omelette has thickened and no visible liquid remains.
  7. Fold omelette in half with a spatula.

Serve with a piece of wholemeal toast!