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Quinoa Omelet

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
cup spinach, chopped
3
garlic cloves, chopped
5
eggs
1
cup quinoa, cooked
1
tablespoon parsley, chopped
2
tablespoons green onions, chopped
1/2
cup cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
179.4
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Cholesterol
164.6mg
55%
Sodium
497.2mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
8.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
9.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
5.60%
6%
Calcium
10.40%
10%
Iron
8.30%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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For a flavor variation, use kale or any other vegetable you prefer.

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • 2 In a frying pan, add oil and sautée spinach and garlic for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  • 3 In a large bowl, beat the eggs and combine with quinoa, spinach and garlic, parsley, onion, cheese, salt and pepper.
  • 4 Line a muffin tin with paper liners or spray with nonstick cooking spray and add egg and quinoa mixture.
  • 5 Bake for 12-15 minutes or until they set.
  • 6 Serve and enjoy!

This quinoa breakfast omelet is easy to make and very nutritious. The best part about this recipe is that you can use leftover quinoa for a nutritious and delicious recipe. You can easily adjust the recipe depending on the number of people.

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 20, 2016

This quinoa breakfast omelet is easy to make and very nutritious. The best part about this recipe is that you can use leftover quinoa for a nutritious and delicious recipe. You can easily adjust the recipe depending on the number of people.