Cook : 00:30
I use a two-percent cheese such as American, Cheddar, or jalapeño Jack. You can also use part-skim mozzarella or any fat-free cheese.
1 - In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, egg whites, salt, and pepper until completely combined.
2 - in a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
Add the egg mixture andcook, 2 to 4 minutes or until almost set.
Turn over. Place cheese slices on top of eggs. Cook 1minute covered, or until cheese is melted.
3 - Slide omelet onto serving plate, folding the omelet to enclose the filling.
Cut in half toserve. SERVES: 2 Diabetic Exchanges: 1 very lean meat; 1½ lean meat; 1½ fat
REDUCED CHOLESTEROL: Omit the whole eggs and add 4 additional whites to the mixture.
Oruse ²⁄³cup egg substitute (such as Egg Beaters or Egg Scramblers) for the eggs and egg whites.
Diabetic Exchanges (egg whites):
2 very lean meat; ¾ lean meat;
1 fatDiabetic Exchanges (egg substitute): 1½ very lean meat; ¾ lean meat; 1¼ fat