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Greek Omelet

Greek Omelet
Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: EatingWell
Food Groups: Dairy, Protein, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Special Features: Meals for one or two, Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Vegetarian

Photo by Ken Burris. With flavors reminiscent of the classic Greek spanakopita, this easy omelet is just right for a light dinner or brunch. Frozen leaf spinach makes it ultra-quick.


1/2 cup cooked Spinach
8 large Eggs
1 cup crumbled Feta cheese (4 ounces)
4 Scallions, thinly sliced
4 tablespoons chopped fresh Dill
Freshly ground Pepper to taste
4 teaspoons extra-virgin Olive oil


1. Squeeze spinach to remove any excess water. Blend eggs with a fork in a medium bowl. Add feta, scallions, dill, pepper and the spinach; mix gently with a rubber spatula.
2. Set a rack about 4 inches from the heat source; preheat the broiler.
3. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Pour in half of the egg mixture and tilt to distribute evenly. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the bottom is light golden, lifting the edges to allow uncooked egg to flow underneath, 3 to 4 minutes. Place the pan under the broiler and cook until the top is set, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Slide the omelet onto a platter and cut into wedges.
4. Repeat steps 2 and three for the remaining half of the ingredients.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 271
Total Fat: 19 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 432 mg
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Protein: 19 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 284 mg

Cook's Notes:

Recipe was doubled to fit a family of 4. Lower the fat and calories in this dish by using reduced-fat feta cheese.