This Greek omelette makes a great breakfast or brunch recipe.
This is a Greek style country omelet, which means that it’s a hearty omelet, just packed with vegetables and cheese, and makes a filling main dish or big start to your day.
Artichokes and feta cheese are popular choices for recipes used in Greek cooking. I’ve used them in this recipe to make a tangy and tasty omelette.
Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese
I always like to slim down recipes where I can. For this breakfast choice. I have lightened the recipe a bit by using egg whites in place of one egg. If you want a more hearty one, three eggs also could be used.
You can also used 2 % milk instead of cream to slim it down just a bit more.
Serve the Greek omelette with fresh fruit for a satisfying start to your day.
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- 1 egg
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tbsp of heavy cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp spring onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup of red pepper. diced
- 1/2 tsp fresh oregano
- 1/2 cup of baby spinach leaves
- 2 tbsp of feta cheese
- 3 artichoke hearts, canned, drained and diced
- 1 tsp olive oil
- Place a non stick frying pan over medium heat and heat it. When it is hot, add the olive oil
- Stir in the spinach, red peppers, spring onions and artichokes.
- Cook until the spinach has wilted.
- Whisk together the egg whites, heavy cream and salt and pepper.
- Add the egg mixture to the frying pan so that it coats the bottom of the pan.
- Use a rubber spatula to lift the outside edge of the omelette inward, letting the runny eggs flow to bottom of pan- mix in the spinach and artichokes a little.
- Cook until the bottom of the omelette is cooked enough to turn it. Then flip it with a spatula.
- Once turned, add the feta cheese on one side of the omelette and fold it in half over the egg mixture.
- Flip it one more time to make sure both sides are cooked.
- Serve hot.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 220mgSodium: 470mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 8gSugar: 5gProtein: 22g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.