Eggs in a Nest

Vegetarian Nut FreeSoy Free

Eggs in a Nest

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 224

Fat per serving: 11.7gm

This recipe is low in calories and has healthy doses of protein, veggies and carbs. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Scrambled tofu works just as well, without taking anything away in terms of taste or nutrition.

Ingredients

2 whole eggs or 3 egg whites
2 cups veggies, diced (choice of red and green bell peppers, mushrooms, onions)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 large handful of baby spinach
1 slice sprouted multigrain or whole wheat bread
Olive oil
Salt
Crushed red pepper flakes
Dried cilantro flakes (or coriander powder)
1 Tbsp. shredded cheddar or feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Whisk eggs in a bowl, mix in salt, crushed pepper and dried cilantro, and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet on medium high; add onions, garlic and peppers. Sauté till veggies are soft, then turn heat to low, add mushrooms and cook till soft.
  3. Stir in whisked eggs until they are cooked through.
  4. On a plate, spread out a large handful of baby spinach. Place scrambled eggs and veggies on the bed of spinach.
  5. Sprinkle cheese over warm eggs
  6. Enjoy as is, or with a slice of toast. Sprouted bread is great for this.

Photo Credit: Kamakshi Sachidanandam

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