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This green omelette is the perfect low carb breakfast!

Low Carb Green Omelette

Packed with spinach and kale, this low carb green omelette is perfect for a healthy and easy brunch or lunch. It is filled with a creamy ricotta cheese mixture.

Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 522 kcal
Author Katrin Neurnberger - Sugar Free Londoner

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 handful chopped kale, stems discarded
  • 7 oz (200 g) frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 tbsp milk (almond milk or heavy cream)
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) sharp cheddar, grated
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup (120 g) ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) mild feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp fresh herbs, like parsley or chives
  • 2 tsp oil for frying
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Make sure all liquid is squeezed out of the spinach. You should end up with a small handful. 

  2. Chop the kale and the spinach finely – use a food processor for this if you have one.

  3. Add the eggs, milk, cheddar and Parmesan and mix until well combined.

  4. Mix the feta, ricotta and chopped fresh herbs in another bowl and season with pepper. Set aside.

  5. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a non-stick pan and pour in half of the egg mixture. Fry on a medium heat until just set.

  6. Add half the feta and ricotta mixture on top and gently fold the omelette over. Place a lid on the pan ad cook for another minute until the filling is warmed.

    Grate some extra Parmesan on top and decorate with crispy kale chips, if using.

    Keep warm and fry the second omelette.

Recipe Notes

Crispy kale chips: Heat the oven to 130 Celsius/270 Fahrenheit. Wash and dry the kale. Using your hands, massage the kale pieces (no stalks) with olive oil. Place in one layer on a baking sheet, season with salt and bake until crisp but not browned (circa 20 minutes). Turn the leaves halfway through. Spice lovers can add a dash of cayenne pepper as well.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Green Omelette
Amount Per Serving (367 g)
Calories 522 Calories from Fat 312
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.7g 53%
Total Carbohydrates 10.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Protein 44g 88%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.