Feta Omelet with Breadcrumbs

Feta Omelet with Breadcrumbs Recipe
Randy Mayor
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. 

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

Preheat broiler.

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.

Note:

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September 2000
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