There are plenty of cheese omelet recipes out there to choose from.
But, have you ever tried using Cottage cheese to make an omelet for your breakfast?
Let’s try this egg cheese omelet with cottage cheese recipe, yet another simple and quick breakfast, just for your morning post-workout ok?
What Are The Ingredients?
These are the ingredients that you need.
Pretty much you can find it in your kitchen, except the Cottage cheese perhaps?
* 1 tablespoon of low-fat milk.
* 3 tablespoons of low-fat Cottage cheese.
* 1/2 tablespoon of unsalted butter.
* A pinch of kosher salt.
* A pinch of freshly ground black pepper.
* 2 large eggs.
* An ounce of baby spinach (or 1 cup).
Are you ready to heat the pan now?
How To Prepare It?
Follow the below simple steps.
In just 10 minutes, you are done and ready to serve.
1. Eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a bowl and whisk them nicely until the eggs become a bit frothy.
2. In a separate heated medium-sized pan, melt the butter evenly and add baby spinach. Let it cook for about 30 seconds or until the spinach becomes softer.
3. Add the egg mixture into the pan. Using a spatula, push the cooked eggs into the center, to allow the uncooked eggs to cook evenly. Be sure the center is wet while the edges are set.
4. Remove the pan from the fire.
5. Spread the Cottage cheese onto the eggs and gently fold the eggs over the filling. Slip the omelet onto the plate.
TADA … ready to eat while it is hot with your choice cup of coffee!
My Quick Nutrition Facts For This Recipe
Now, let’s quickly dive into nutrition facts on some of its ingredients.
1. Low Fat Cottage Cheese
It is an excellent source of protein, calcium, and vitamin B12. Though it does have some 84 Calories for every 100 grams (or 3.5 ounces in a single serving) of low-fat cottage cheese, as per USDA, this is a relatively low-calorie count.
Fats in this low-fat dairy product are just under 3 grams, breaking into about a gram of saturated fat, the rest are polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat.
Quick and convenient for restocking protein after a workout. Typically, a single serving will contribute about 11 grams of protein nutrients.
Research studies published by Food and Nutrition Research with scientific reviews have concluded that consumption of milk and dairy products regularly will meet nutritional needs and positive impact on bones and cardiovascular health.
This is far better compared to an individual who does not take any dairy products at all. If you have doubts or are concerned about milk or dairy products in your diet plans, do consult with your healthcare experts.
Find out more about the nutrients (Source: the USDA) from 1 cup (220g) of serving.
These green plants are loaded with antioxidants and tons of nutrients. That’s why Popeye loves it.
Putting spinach in your regular diet may help to improve eyes sight, prevent potential cancer, reduce your stress, improve digestion, prevent constipation, and control blood pressures level.
Over 90% of raw spinach contents are Water, Calories 23, Proteins 3g, Carbs 3.6g, Fiber 2.2g, Fat 0.4 g and, mostly fructose and glucose types of sugar (0.4g).
Great source of vitamins and minerals such as:
Vitamin A – protects eyes vision, lowers the risk of cancers, supports a healthy immune system, prevents acne, and strengthens bones.
Vitamin C – an excellent antioxidant for healthier skin and boosting the immune system.
Vitamin K1 – very essential to prevent blood clotting.
Folic acid (Vitamin K9) – support cellular function and tissue growth.
Iron – builds hemoglobin which is essential for bringing oxygen to the body’s tissues.
Calcium – for healthy bone, signaling molecule for heart, muscles, and nervous system.
More of the nutrients data from the USDA Food Data Central.
3. Kosher Salt
This salt is very low in cholesterol and saturated fats. Mainly consist of sodium chloride. Some potential health benefits are promoting healthy digestion, oral health, and reducing high blood pressure.
One teaspoon of kosher salt contains about 1,120 mg of Sodium.
A 1.5g of kosher salt contains zero Fats and Calories, Cholesterol, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamin D, and minerals (Potassium, Calcium, Iron).
There you have it!
I hope that you have learned something very informative today, besides having this yummy recipe to try.
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Keep continuing exercise at home!
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