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Smoked Chicken, Avocado and Cheddar Cheese Omelet Recipe

Ingredients:
4 large eggs
6 oz chicken breasts, smoked
2 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
2 oz Monterey Jack cheese, grated
1/4 cup guacamole

Instructions:

Prepare omelet open-faced. Arrange warmed, sliced, smoked chicken pin-wheel style over top and sprinkle with cheeses. Place under broiler to melt.

Garnish with guacamole.

Carb Count: 2.8 per servings (including guacamole) Serves 2.


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Salmon Dill Omelet Recipe

Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
3 egg whites or
2 eggs whites and 1 whole egg
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
3/4 once smoked salmon (lox style)
2 teaspoons finely chopped red onion
1 tbs plain yogurt
1/2 teas snipped fresh dill or dash of dried dill mixed into the yogurt

Instructions:

Lightly coat an unheated large skillet with cooking spray. Add asparagus to skillet and pan-roast over medium high heat about 7 minutes until browned and crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Set aside.

In a medium bowl combine egg whites and pepper. Using a fork, beat until combined but not frothy.

In an 8-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add egg whites to skillet. Reduce heat to medium. As egg whites start to set, use a spatula to gently lift edges of set egg, tilting pan to allow liquid egg white to run under set egg. Continue until egg is set but still shiny.

Put salmon and onion onto half of the eggs. Fold the unfilled half of the eggs over the salmon. Gently slide the omelet out of the skillet onto a serving plate.

Top with 1 tablespoon yogurt and the dill.

Carbs per serving – 3. Serves 1 (1 omelet).


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Eggs Benedict & Canadian Bacon Recipe

Ingredients:
4 eggs
Canadian bacon

Hollandaise Sauce: 1/2 cup butter
3 beaten egg yolks
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions:

Lightly grease skillet. Fill skillet half way with water. Bring water to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer. Break eggs into a cup and carefully slide one at a time into water. Allow space for each egg. Simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, heat Canadian Bacon in skillet. Remove poached egg and serve with Canadian Bacon and Hollandaise Sauce.

Hollandaise sauce: Combine butter, egg yolks, water and lemon juice. Heat in a double boiler, stirring constantly.


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Poached Egg & Turkey Sausage Recipe

Ingredients:
1 teaspoon olive oil
8 ounces hot or sweet Italian turkey sausage, sliced thin on a diagonal
1 onion, halved, thinly sliced
2 orange or yellow bell peppers, seeded, thinly sliced crosswise
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Black pepper to taste
8 poached eggs
1 tablespoon white vinegar

Instructions:

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey sausage and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned, about four minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer sausage to a plate layered with paper towels.

Add onion and bell pepper to skillet and cook, stirring often, until softened and lightly browned, about seven minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for two minutes.

Add sausage, Italian seasoning, and black pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has evaporated, about five minutes.

Adjust seasoning and set aside, covered to keep warm.

Poach eggs in a large saucepan. Fill a saucepan with three inches of water and add a tablespoon of vinegar. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Lower heat to medium-low to bring water to a simmer. Break an egg into a small cup. Gently slide egg into water. Repeat with remaining eggs. Cook until the white and yolk are firm, about five minutes.

Using a slotted spoon, lift one egg at a time from water and drain on a stack of paper towels.

Serve immediately.


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Heurvos Mexicana Egg Recipe

Ingredients:
6 fresh eggs
2 green onions, chopped
1 fresh tomato, peeled and chopped
Jalapeño pepper, sliced*
2 tablespoon olive oil
Oregano
Salt
Two tablespoons Cilantro leaves, chopped

Instructions:

Heat olive oil in a large frying pan on medium high heat. Add the onions and brown them for a minute or two. Add the chopped tomatoes and let them cook for a few minutes on medium high until they are somewhat cooked and mushy and some of the moisture has evaporated. Add the oregano. Add the jalapeño.

Crack the eggs directly into the pan with the sauce. Add salt, about 1 shake per egg. . Stir the mixture with a spatula to mix in the sauce and to lightly scramble the eggs.

Remove from heat when the eggs are cooked to the desired consistency. Remove the eggs from the pan and put into a serving bowl. Sprinkle the eggs with cilantro.

* Try to avoid handling jalapeño peppers with your bare hands as it can sting if you get it in your eyes. Use fork and knife.

Carb Count: 6.2 carbs per serving. Serves 3.


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Spinach Ricotta Omelet Recipe

Ingredients:
3 teaspoon olive oil, divided
1 medium shallots, minced
6 oz fresh baby spinach
1/4 cup Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
3 tablespoon salsa
3 eggs
3 egg whites
1 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1 cup salsa (optional)

Instructions:

Pour 1 teaspoon of oil in a frying pan and heat over medium heat. Sauté shallot until tender; sauté spinach for 2 minutes or until wilted. Spoon mixture into a bowl and gently stir in ricotta and 3 tablespoons salsa.

Pour 2 teaspoons oil in a frying pan and heat over medium heat. Whisk together eggs, egg whites, water, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

Pour egg mixture into hot frying pan and cook for 10 seconds or until edges are set. Using a spatula, pull in cooked edges. Cook egg for 5 minutes until there is just a little uncooked egg in the middle.

Spoon spinach mixture on top of egg and top with cheese. Cook 20 seconds, take off of heat and fold omelet in half; move to a plate and top with a dollop of salsa.


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Asparagus Cheese Omelet Recipe

Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
3 to 5 thin spears asparagus
3 egg whites or 2 eggs whites and 1 whole egg
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
3/4 ounce desired flavor individually wrapped spreadable cheese wedge, cut up
1 tbs. red sweet pepper slivers
1 tsp. snipped fresh parsley

Instructions:

Lightly coat an unheated large skillet with cooking spray. Add asparagus to skillet and pan-roast over medium high heat about 7 minutes until browned and crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Set aside.

In a medium bowl combine egg whites and pepper. Using a fork, beat until combined but not frothy.

In an 8-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high heat.

Add egg whites to skillet. Reduce heat to medium. As egg whites start to set, use a spatula to gently lift edges of set egg, tilting pan to allow liquid egg white to run under set egg. Continue until egg is set but still shiny.

Arrange the asparagus spears on half of the eggs in skillet. Top evenly with cheese. Fold the unfilled half of the eggs over the asparagus and cheese.

Gently slide the omelet out of the skillet onto a serving plate.

Sprinkle omelet with red sweet pepper slivers and parsley.

Carbs per serving – 4. Serves 1 (1 omelet).


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Cheddar Egg Souffle Recipe

Ingredients:
6 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup half and half
2 tablespoon soft butter
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions:

Heat oven to 325°F-160°C.

Mix all ingredients. Pour into ungreased baking pan 8″ x 8″ x 2″ or into individual souffle cups.

Bake 25-30 minutes, or until eggs are set.

Serve with crispy bacon.

Carb Count: 2.1 carbs per serving. Serves 3.


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Swiss Baked Eggs Recipe

Ingredients:
6 eggs
1 ounce of butter
4 tablespoons cream
Swiss cheese
Salt and pepper
Grated swiss cheese

Instructions:

Melt butter in a baking-pan; then cover the bottom of the pan with thin slices of Swiss cheese.

Break in 6 eggs; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour over 4 tablespoonfuls of cream; sprinkle with grated Swiss cheese, and let bake in the oven to a delicate brown. Serve hot.


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Western Omelet Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tsp butter
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp chopped shallot
1/4 green or red bell peppers, chopped
1/2 oz. baked ham, chipped or chopped finely
1 tsp parsley
Black pepper to taste
2 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 oz cheddar cheese, grated (about 2 tablespoons)

Instructions:

In small skillet, melt 1 tsp butter and 1 tsp olive oil. Saute shallots and peppers until they are soft. Add ham and parsley. Saute briefly to warm ham. Season with pepper. Remove from heat.

In larger skillet, melt remaining 1 teaspoon of butter and 1 teaspoon oil over low heat. Break eggs into a bowl. Whisk eggs with 1 teaspoon water and salt and pepper. Pour mixture into skillet. Keep heat low. Cook eggs without stirring until they begin to bubble up, 4-5 minutes. Place ham mixture and grated cheese on one half of omelet. When most of the liquid egg has set, fold in half over filling to close omelet. Cook briefly to melt cheese. Serve.


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