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Published on May 31, 2016

Start the Day Right With a Veggie Omelet

You shouldn’t ignore your veggies at breakfast. Get started on your goal to eat the recommended two to three cups of veggies by incorporating them in an omelet or scrambled eggs — a high-protein option for the morning.

Tomatoes, mushrooms, broccoli and peppers are just a few choices Hy-Vee Dietitian Kristin Sousek recommends to pep up your morning routine.

Scrambled Eggs Florentine

Serves: 6

Source: Hy-Vee HealthMarket

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. dill weed
  • Salt and peeper, to taste
  • ½ cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained well
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese
Directions

1. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until tender, about 5 minutes.

2. Whisk together eggs, dill weed, salt and pepper. Pour eggs into pan. Sprinkle with spinach. Cook, stirring occasionally, to scramble.

3. When eggs appear almost done, stir in cheese. Cook until eggs are set and cheese is melted.

Nutrition facts:
Calories: 170 Protein: 12g
Carbohydrate: 3g Saturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 235mg Sodium: 140mg
Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 1g
Fat: 12g Trans fats: 0g

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