Recipe

Cheese and herb egg white omelette

This egg white omelette recipe is a tasty way to start the day.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 12 egg whites
  • 4 green onions (scallions), sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chervil, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup (40g) reduced-fat cheddar cheese, coarsely grated
  • 1/3 cup (35g) reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, coarsely grated
  • 4 slice (180g) soy-linseed bread, toasted

Method

  • 1
    Preheat grill (broiler).
  • 2
    Beat a quarter of the egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form, fold in a quarter of the combined onion and herbs.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into 20cm (8-inch) heated lightly oiled non-stick frying pan, cook, uncovered, over low heat until omelette is browned lightly underneath.
  • 4
    Sprinkle a quarter of the combined cheeses on half of the omelette. Place pan under preheated grill (broiler) until cheese begins to melt and omelette sets, fold omelette over to completely cover cheese. Carefully slide onto serving plate; cover to keep warm.
  • 5
    Repeat process three times with remaining egg white, onion and herb mixture, and cheese. Serve omelettes with toast and extra chopped herbs.

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