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Spinach Ricotta Omelet
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A healthy omelet, stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese flavored with salsa and shallots.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114.3
Total Carbs 4.7 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Total Fat 7.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Potassium 74.2 mg
Protein 8.0 g
Sodium 316.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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4 tsp  olive oil
2 oz  medium shallots
6 oz  fresh baby spinach
0 1/4 cup  Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
3 tbsp  salsa
3 each  eggs
3 each  egg whites
1 tbsp  cold water
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
2 tbsp  grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium.
  2. Add shallot, sauté until tender; about 3 minutes. Add spinach, sauté 2 additional minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  3. Spoon mixture into bowl and gently stir in ricotta and 3 tablespoons salsa.
  4. In small bowl, whisk eggs, egg whites, water, salt, and pepper.
  5. Return skillet to stovetop. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium.
  6. Pour egg mixture into hot skillet and cook 10 seconds or until edges are set.
  7. Using spatula, pull in cooked edges, allowing uncooked eggs to run underneath. Cook egg 5 minutes, or until only a small amount of uncooked egg remains in the middle.
  8. Spoon spinach mixture on top of egg and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Cook 20 seconds.
  9. Remove from heat and fold omelet in half. Move to serving plate and top with dollop of salsa.

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