Using pre-prepared foods makes this delicious high protein omelet a snap to prepare. For variety, experiment with different flavors of fresh salsas that can be found in the refrigerator section of the grocery store.
Time to table: 20 minutes Serves: 2
Healing Nutrient Spotlight Excellent source of riboflavin, selenium Good source of vitamin C, calcium
Ingredients* 2 tsp. butter 8 large egg whites 4 oz. deli turkey breast, diced 4 T. store-bought fresh salsa 2 T. Greek-style yogurt 2 T. grated Pecorino Romano cheese 4 slices avocado or as many as desired
*Use organic ingredients for optimal nutrition.
Preparation Heat butter in a medium skillet. Scramble egg whites and turkey until eggs are set. Split the egg whites and turkey for two portions and top each serving with half the Pecorino Romano, 2 T. of salsa, a dollop (1 T.) of yogurt, and avocado slices.
Nutrition 249 calories, 28 g protein, 8 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat, 6 g saturated fat, 3 g monounsaturated fat, 5 g sugars, 1 g fiber, 451 IU vitamin A, .65 mg riboflavin, 19 g folate, .32 mcg vitamin B-12, 7 mg vitamin C, 119 mg calcium, 25 mg magnesium, 367 mg potassium, 24 mcg selenium, 945 mg sodium
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