Puffy Omelet with Canadian Bacon Filling

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Puffy Omelet with Canadian Bacon Filling
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Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Canadian bacon (cut into thin strips)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese (shredded, 1 ounce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 white pepper (teasp)
  • 5 teaspoons butter (or margarine)
  • 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 large tomato (peeled, seeded and chopped)

Directions

  1. 1Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored; stir in Canadian-style bacon, cheese, half of the basil, and pepper. Fold yolk mixture into egg whites.
  2. 2In a 10-inch skillet with oven-proof handle, heat 2 teaspoons of the butter over medium heat till a drop of water sizzles. Spoon egg mixture into skillet, gently smoothing surface. Reduce heat to low; cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until the bottom is golden.
  3. 3Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 10-12 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between center and outer edge comes out clean.
  4. 4Meanwhile, in skillet cook mushrooms and green pepper in the remaining hot butter over medium heat 3 minutes or until tender. Add the remaining basil and tomato; cook 5 minutes or till liquid is reduced, stirring occasionally.
  5. 5Loosen sides of omelet with spatula. Make a shallow cut across omelet, cutting slightly off-center. Spoon filling over larger half. Tip skillet and fold the smaller portion of omelet over larger half. Slip omelet onto a warm serving platter. Serve immediately.
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NutritionView more

370Calories
Sodium37%DV890mg
Fat40%DV26g
Protein53%DV27g
Carbs3%DV8g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories370Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat26g40%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol480mg160%
Sodium890mg37%
Potassium640mg18%
Protein27g53%
Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate8g3%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.