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Feta Omelet with Breadcrumbs

Randy Mayor
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
This easy omelet gets its distinctive flavor from the addition of feta cheese, green onions, and parsley.  It's a great choice for breakfast, brunch, or a light supper. 

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Nutrition Information

  • calories 163
  • caloriesfromfat 47 %
  • fat 8.5 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 3.8 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 9.7 g
  • carbohydrate 11.4 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 156 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 400 mg
  • calcium 104 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir well with a whisk. Heat oil in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs; cook for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Spread egg mixture evenly in pan; top with cheese. Broil 15 minutes or until omelet is firm. Sprinkle with onions, parsley, and oregano. Cut into wedges.

Cook's Notes

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