Puffy Omelet with Zucchini Sauce

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Eggs 6 Large
Olive oil/Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
Chopped green pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (fresh or frozen)
Chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (fresh or frozen)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Canned cut zucchini in italian style tomato sauce 16 Ounce (1 can)
Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 can)
Cream of tartar 1/4 Teaspoon
Mozzarella cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Separate eggs and place whites and yolks in large bowl and small bowl respectively.

MAKING

3. In 10-inch skillet with ovenproof handle, over medium-high heat, heat oil.

4. Reserving 1 tablespoon chopped pepper saute the remaining pepper, onion and garlic until tender for about 2 minutes.

5. Stir in zucchini with its sauce and tomato sauce and bring to boiling.

6. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.

7. With portable electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff peaks form and set aside.

8. With same beaters, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored.

9. Fold beaten yolks into egg-white mixture until no white streaks remain.

10. In center of skillet, sprinkle mozzarella over zucchini and sauce.

11. Pour egg mixture over cheese and bake 20 minutes until omelet is set and golden.

SERVING

12. Sprinkle reserved green pepper over top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 256Calories from Fat 131

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 747 mg31.13%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet